Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei, Pompeii

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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. To visit Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei on your holiday in Pompeii, and find out what else Pompeii has to offer, use our Pompeii sightseeing planner .
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  • ... our tip. look before a visit aD a reportage about the time to 79. Then, you can feel the life in the streets, which at that time there was held...
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  • I was impressed from the archaeological digs of Pompeii, you can understand how they lived and what they've made our predecessors.
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  • I found myself visiting this magnificent city, the thing I was curious about the most was the fact that in addition to finding the excavations, in some places people were incinerated by the volcanic ash! I recommend it to everyone! It is fascinating!
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  • Great attraction. We were with a tour guide but it would be great to look at self guided. We had 3 hours here and felt rushed so make sure to really block out your day if you want to explore the ancient city thoroughly. The views of Mount Vesuvius are great.
  • The experience is fantastic. If you don't wanna pay for a guide get the App. The App will explain the story of the various sites and explain the day to day life of the city. There is no food in the site (except a tiny pizza place) be prepared on the food side or you could be starving. There are few way to get to this place but I only ever got here with a car and pay for the parking. I know you could get the train here but I never done it my self. If you come here in the summer be prepared for the extreme heat!
  • One of the best places I've been in Italy. It's amazing how Romans used to live 2000 years ago! Just breathtaking. I belive that everyone should at least once visit Pompei - for me it was like one big time travel. Also the way you walk through the ruins, when you can visit so many houses, 'restaurants', markets and more, makes you feel the time that passed.
  • It was so inspiring. I will come back as soon as possible. Around each corner I smelled the history.
  • Amazing historical place. Definitely worth seeing if You are in the area
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