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Pompeii - Archaeological Area.

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Home of the world's most famous volcanic disaster when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D., Pompeii is now a significant archeological site that provides an amazing glimpse into the daily life of an average Roman town over two thousand years ago.
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Porta Marina Superiore (Via Villa dei Misteri) | Piazza Immacolata, Piazza Porta Marina inf., 80045 Pompeii, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My friends and I went on a tour of Pompeii arranged by Walks of Italy. We were transported from Rome to Pompeii in a small bus. Once there we were introduced to our guide for the tour. She spoke excellent English and gave a very...More

Thank shoeshrew
Reviewed 2 days ago

I spent only approx. 4hrs there and could have spent more, I did not get guide as I want to walk around on my own. I rented a audio guide.. it was 8 euro and I would suggest if you do this then bring your...More

Thank canada11111
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did not buy tickets ahead of time and visited on a Wednesday morning. We had to wait in line for about 20 minutes. Plan lots of time to see everything! We decided not to do a guide or audio tour. There were a lot...More

Thank SarahP7563
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are ever in this area, Pompeii is not to be missed. Although the buildings are not exactly as they were almost 2,000 years ago, you get some sense of how the city was laid out and operated. The place is huge, and the...More

Thank lamarbradley
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well if you want to see only the ruins, you will "see" only some old rocks. If you'll try to understand for how many years is this city standing you will be impressed by it's size.... it's structure. When you arrive try to pass by...More

Thank TManiac_13
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our visit with the audio guide was very good. We moved at our own pace for three hours and chose our sections in the site. Overall a must see. Too few guides and most were disinterested. Some information boards outside/inside ruined buildings would help. Visitors...More

Thank swimking2015
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow. Not sure what I was expecting - perhaps a few ruins and excavations - but this was magnificent. Basically, a preserved ancient Roman metropolis, where you can see how it functioned and how people lived. Really, right up there with the Great Wall in...More

Thank Vladimir1968
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The most important heritage I have even seen in my life. Can’t believe what you see when walking around. Must not miss.

Thank crisispina
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

While on a trip to Naples we took the train journey to Pompeii and it was a great decision!!!!! Sadly it was a rainy day on our visit, but it didn't dampen our experience too much. There is so much to see and it is...More

Thank eddieearly77
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of those truly amazing places in the world, a place you've undoubtedly heard and read about since you were a kid, simply a must see. It is much larger than I expected, 2-3 hours of walking around and we saw maybe 20%....More

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10 November 2018|
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Response from martinrN4285GC | Reviewed this property |
We did see conservators working on some of the plasterwork abs some repairing some paintings. There is also a large excavation going on where recently they uncovered 2 adults and 3 children. Oct 24th it was in the press... More
28 September 2018|
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Response from A6379GFchrisl | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure their are loads of car parks around the site. Saw them as we arrived.
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6 September 2018|
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Response from andy_d_c123 | Reviewed this property |
This is fine. Proceed directly to the official ticket office, right next to the entrance. €15pp. Queue for us was less than 5 minutes, on busy weekday in August. Avoid the ticket touts / 'tourist information booths' on... More