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Address: Pompei Scavi | Via Villa dei Misteri 2, Pompeii, Italy
Phone Number: 081/5365154
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Dining
Description: Home of the world's most famous volcanic disaster when Mount Vesuvius...
Home of the world's most famous volcanic disaster when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D., Pompeii is now a significant archeological site that provides an amazing glimpse into the daily life of an average Roman town over two thousand years ago.
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Pompeii Scavi

The ruins are an amazing place, we visited in April the weather was perfect! There is so much history, so much to see. I could have easily spent 3 days, but I had 6 hours instead... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Deltona, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

The ruins are an amazing place, we visited in April the weather was perfect! There is so much history, so much to see. I could have easily spent 3 days, but I had 6 hours instead! Can't wait to go back. Lots of crowds, either take a tour and look on your own after, make sure you have a book... More 

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Nokesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

We went to Pompeii on a ShoreTrips excursion while taking a cruise. Maria was our guide and she was very knowledgeable of the history of Pompeii. Amazing to see the architectural details and how intact the ruins still. Its incredible to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Arrived just as gates opened at 9am. Bit chaotic queue to start but soon organised and only waiting 20 mins to buy ticket. Walked round following the map and pausing to listen in to the numerous guides taking their groups round! As the morning went on the many tour groups meant there were some challenges getting through all the narrow... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

We finally made it to Pompeii! It is a very interesting site and well worth the visit however currently MANY areas are closed off to the public for renovations (this is not listed anywhere on the website, Italy tourist info, etc...) which is very disappointing. The guide book given with the tickets gives 3 choices of route and following our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

If you have to go in July, then so be it, but it is extremely hot, and not good conditions for visiting the site. Wear a sun hat, sun cream, and carry water. There was a well organised queue to get in, €13 per person, no discounts. Once in, you can stay all day. There were no free maps in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

We got a registered Italian guide (Salvatore) for 13 euros each. Kids were free which was a bonus. He was very knowledgable and took us round at a good pace and we skipped the queue! It is very hot in summer time as you would expect so take plenty of water but well worth it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

This is a must visit but do go here before Herculaneum, which although smaller offers much more detail. If you can only do one go to Herculaneum. Access and camping easy if you use Camping Zeus next door to the entrance and close to the railway station to visit other areas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Our family of 6 took the train here. It drops you off right out side the ruins. Many people outside of the station trying to get you to use their tour services - I don't know if they were legitimate or not. We avoided them and turned to the right out of the station which will lead you to the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Can't fault the scale of the ruins. Too few signs on the spot saying what you are looking at there and then. Map and guide are Okay but no substitute for a decent sign at the house/temple/baths you've got to. Tips: take an empty bottle to fill free at the fountains, forget the audio guides, go to attractions 45 -... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

We took our family of 12 to pompeii for the day as had heard it was huge site. travelled by train from sant' agnello, much cheaper than booking through holiday company, only 2.70 euro each return. At Pompeii station lots of people shouting about where to get tickets, ushered up some stairs to buy unofficial audio guide, on entering the... More 

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Address: Pompei Scavi | Via Villa dei Misteri 2, Pompeii, Italy
Phone Number: 081/5365154
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Pompeii

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