Casa del Poeta Tragico, Pompeii

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Casa del Poeta Tragico is located in Pompeii. Add Casa del Poeta Tragico to your Pompeii travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Pompeii trip builder.
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  • August 5, 2017
    I couldn't wait to see this part when I read the name "The house of tragic poet", I mean wow...this is melancholic! It turned out to be a cute place with a nice angry doggy mosaic, which I liked so mu...  more »
  • July 19, 2017
    House of the tragic poet has stunning mosaic tiles floors that really stand out. Definitely one of the more interesting houses to view in Pompeii.  more »
  • July 14, 2017
    Most of the better Roman houses in Pompeii have a certain construction style involving a courtyard with rooms coming off that courtyard... Fountains often a feature  more »
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  • Very impressive mosaic work of a vivid (guarding) dog. A true art piece!
  • Specifically for March 2015, this was closed during regular hours meaning that only the (replica of the) famous "beware of dog" mosaic could be viewed behind a gate.
  • this was pretty... TRAGIC
  • f this
  • It was so interesting!

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