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Casa di Marco Lucrezio Frontone

Vicolo di Gladiatori, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
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Yet Another House Permanently Closed in Pompeii

Tantalisingly you can see, through the usual iron gate barring entry, a couple of excellent mosaics... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
wendyanddavid536
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Solihull, United Kingdom
Frontone

The casa do Marco lucrezio Frontlone is one of the villas owned by a rich nobleman that you can... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
lollygal
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New York City, New York
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7 Oct 2017
“Frontone ”
31 May 2018
“Yet Another House Permanently Closed in Pompeii”
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Vicolo di Gladiatori, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Tantalisingly you can see, through the usual iron gate barring entry, a couple of excellent mosaics and a beautifully decorated fountain, but none of the excellent frescoes that the awful audio-guide tells you about.

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The casa do Marco lucrezio Frontlone is one of the villas owned by a rich nobleman that you can explore in Pompeii. It has beautiful frescos and marble that show an example of a wealthy home.

Thank lollygal
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The house of Marco Lucretious is a grand sight to see. Lovely paintings adjourn the walls and it is a larger house than most, well worthy of a look. 7 bodies were found within this house after the eruption.

Thank Kelly W
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

Wall paintings of mythological stories, well designed Roman villa and well laid out gardens didnt help the 7 people whose bodies were found here after being preserved by the eruption. It is still a beautiful place to visit and admire.

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Reviewed 3 June 2016

The House of Marcus Lucretius was initially named the House of the Female Musicians after a fresco in the entry hall. It was later renamed after a portrait with the name of Marcus Lucretius was found painted on a wall there. The site was excavated...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2016

The House of M. Lucretius Fronto is presently closed as is some 80% of the most interesting properties in Pompeii. It's especially disappointing in this case since the house has well-preserved wall decorations with a number of important frescoes.

Thank Ron S
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