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Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei, Pompeii

Categories: Ruins, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei, a World Heritage site, was once a thriving Roman city. The famous cataclysmic eruption of the nearby Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE destroyed it, as well as nearby Herculaneum, Stabiae, Oplontis and part of Boscoreale. When the volcano erupted, the entire settlement was covered with a deep layer of ash. Nearly 3,000 people died that day, and the ash quickly settled, preserving the city in almost its original state. Today, this is an open-air museum of the everyday life as it must have been when the ancient Roman civilization flourished here. Among the thousands of objects perfectly preserved by ash are ceramic pots, jewelry, furniture, and frescoes. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei and many more Pompeii attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Pompeii tour planner.
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  • Pompei was on our wish list for years. Pompei is large, on a rainy day muddy and full, crowded with tourists. All beautiful things from Pompei is housed in a museum in Naples. Mosaics, sculptures, murals, everything is looted.
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  • Not only a day to visit this wonder. The excavations are fascinating, you return to the past with some reflection and with a sense of helplessness to what nature is capable of doing. The path is very extensive and difficult to follow without become disoriented, many parts are closed and there is no shortage of explanations for those guides. Stunning huge statues. A world heritage site, to visit.
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  • Sculptures of Igor Mitoraja wpakowane perfectly in place. Raise the attractiveness of Pompeii. We can see fossils of a dog or a mother protecting a child. To the resulting castings apparently injected with cement by tiny holes and thus preserved "sculptures" that humans and animals. Impressive.
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