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House of Venus in the Shell, Pompeii

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  • House of venus in the shell is well worth a look if only to view the lovely wall paintings that have been restored. Also nice gardens at this attraction.  more »
  • Beautiful villa, perhaps one of the most important of Pompeii, made famous for the fresco representing the goddess Venus reclining on a shell. To see this masterpiece resisted the bombs of the war,
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  • rather to the East is this wonderful house with the wall painting in the courtyard where the center of the dominated the Muschelvenus, very nice garden
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For easy foot access to Pompeii's archeological sites, consider checking into a hotel or B&B near the world-famous excavations. You can walk around the ruins by day and enjoy panoramic views of the area from your balcony by night. Centrally located Pompeii hotels are conveniently situated near the area's main road and railway networks, making them an ideal base for exploring the surrounding region and the Amalfi Coast. You can also choose to book your rooms in nearby Sorrento or Naples, which offer a wider range of less expensive hostels and self-catering apartments.
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