Scavi Archeologici di Ercolano, Ercolano

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  • August 18, 2017
    The villas and shops have been better preserved than Pompeii. Allow at least 2 or 3 hours to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the place.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Came here by train for €11 from sorrento. Entrance fee €11. Couldn't believe our eyes as we approached this unbelievable site with Vesuvius in background. Such wonderfully preserved areas. The roman r...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    Very interesting site with a lot of clarity with respect to the numbering of houses and shops it is not necessary to have recourse to l audio because you get with the tickets an ample and very useful guide. Predict hat and water because even in the morning it's very hot
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  • Really worth it. Fascinating remains and exceptionally well preserved. Fab day. Would've been a 5 star had there been more staff to explain things. Pick up a leaflet at reception that explains all the buildings as getting an audio guide is an additional cost and a driving licence or the like is required as a deposit. The signs aren't very clear but not difficult to spot once you know what you're looking for. Start at the bottom. It's best that way. Take sun screen as pretty exposed.
  • Much smaller than Pompeii, but it is much better preserved. It is truly amazing to see this city inside of a pit that is basically beneath the modern city of Ercolano. Not only can you go down and visit everything up close, but it is great that you can walk around most of the perimeter of the pit to get a good look at the ruins from above as well. Even if you don't do the tour you can walk along the entrance and get a good look at the ruins of the town for free. It is amazing to see how advanced the ancient Romans were.
  • Excellent archaeological site. One of our favourite places we've been. Impressive finds like the Mosaic wall and floors. Even if you've seen Pompeii this is worth seeing too as it's quite different
  • Incredible experience. The difference in the level of preservation of the site in comparison to Pompeii is remarkable. The upper stories, wall paintings, and even wood survived under the mud. One can wander in and out of the buildings much as they were at the time of the eruption, minus the furniture. A truly memorable visit.
  • A small site in comparison to Pompeii, but the ability to walk through the old houses and get up close to the ruins makes it even better! The houses, mosaics and artwork are preserved in such incredible detail. If you're going to Pompeii or want to see Roman ruins, this is definitely a site to visit! *They also offer discounted rates for EU citizens under 25 with ID, fantastic for students!

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