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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

We visited Pompeii last week with our two teenage children. We travelled under our own steam from sorrento using the train which was really simple and only cost €2.20 each... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We visited Pompeii last week with our two teenage children. We travelled under our own steam from sorrento using the train which was really simple and only cost €2.20 each. Children under 18 are free to enter Pompeii but beware if you do not have ID to prove they are under 18 they will not belee you and you have... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Don't listen to all the whingers who complain about this historical site. Remember it is an archaeological wonder that is still being uncovered. Take water and ensure you at least get a map before you commence your investigations. They are free and can be found on the left handside as you queue for tickets. €13 to enter is exceptional value... More 

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kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Didn't really know what Pompeii was about until we got there. What an amazing story behind what happened. Well worth the €13. I would recommend sensible shoes and to get a map. You could walk round for miles and get lost. After all that walking you have to get an ice cream just outside the gates yum yum...

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We recently did a guided tour of Ancient Pompeii and were amazed by what we saw, we had no idea how big this place was. It's definitely interesting to see all the excavating and what they have found, our 13yr old Son was really interested and amazed to see how people lived backed in the days, things like this you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

One of the best trips ever, it is so big! The preservation is good and the staff take this seriously too (never lean on anything). It does get very busy but it is so worth it. We had a local guide who really enhanced our experience. Make sure you go!

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Rugeley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We went to Pompeii on a very hot day in August 2015. It wasn't at all what we imagined it would be like (based on our history lessons at school !) Be prepared to queue for a while to get in - the queue does go down fairly quickly and they do provide shade covering the people -it's just very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

With 7,000 plus reviews on Pompeii, it's hard to believe I can add anything useful, but here goes. Summer is tourist season for Europeans as well, expect crowds and hot weather, meaning that unless you are part of a tour group, a long line, with minimal shade. Have some water, go early or later. If taking a tour from a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Fantastic but remember to pick up a map or you'll be wandering the oldest maze in the world! wear trainers not flipflops

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I visited here in August this year. This means it was very hot. It is interesting to see all the excavating and what has been found but you do need lots of time. We managed over half and had to leave due to heat. I will return but at a cooler time of year. There is one cafe for a... More 

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Weleetka, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I thought we would get to see some of the artifacts while there, but all that stuff is moved to a museum in Naples. Pretty crowded too :( We did enjoy the buildings and the prostitute house! That was pretty neat and had a great guide. Bring your sunblock and water bottles! This was the hottest excursion we did and... More 

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