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Address: Pompeii, Italy
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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INTEGRAL PART OF THE RUINS OF POMPEII~AMAZING WHAT SURVIVES

We came to the ruins of Pompeii with a guide hired by our cruise ship. So we got a lot of information. BIG TIP~~ Unless you are extremely well versed on the history of Pompeii... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We came to the ruins of Pompeii with a guide hired by our cruise ship. So we got a lot of information. BIG TIP~~ Unless you are extremely well versed on the history of Pompeii, I do not recommend doing this visit without a guide! You would miss so much and have to spend so much time looking at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is a amazing place to wonder through. Many of the buildings were very intact so you could get a sense of what it looked like in the glory days of Rome. Take your time and take lots of photos ! Huge 50 ft. pillars on some of the buildings have you wondering how they managed to build these temples... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The fact that there is so much of the buildings left given their age is amazing. Do not miss a visit to Pompeii. Take lots of water with you and make sure you have one of the maps as the area is massive with many extensive roads.

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Glyndon, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The Roman Forum is a great place to visit with older children and teens but not with younger children or strollers. The ruins are intriguing for the older set especially if they have studied Ancient Rome or Greece. A good map and guide book are a must as they can help bring the ruins alive. In the summer it can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The Forum is rectangular in shape, 32 meters by 142 meters, paved in travertine, and was surrounded by a covered arcade on three sides. The Forum was the economic, religious, and political center of Pompeii. The main temples, municiple buildings, law courts, the Macellum, and the Mensa Ponderaria were grouped around it. At the time of destruction, the Forum was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The forum was a marketplace where everyone gathered, mostly a rectangular structure surrounding other temples near to piazza venezia and the colosseum. At the time we were there it was cordoned off and we were unable to walk thru it to preserve it from the many grafitti artists that litter Rome with their tags. I was only able to get... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

To be completely honest, the forum, although impressive has been completely devestated by the proto-archaeologists and looters. You are much better off researching other places of interest and walking through the forum (although there is a pic. opp. Near the entrance with vesuvius in the background.) If you get lost in pompeii - if you can see vesuvius and head... More 

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Province of Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Lovely hotel, beautiful gardens, comfortable rooms, and very quiet. A nice breakfast is included. The staff is very friendly. Hotel is convenient to ampitheatre entrance to Pompeii.

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Utica, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

All of Pompeii shows you what life is like here 2000 years ago. But places like The Forum, the Temple of Jupiter, and The Villas are not to be missed. A UNESCO world heritage site for good reason. Breathtaking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The forum is kind of an out door museum. Ruins from government buildings thousands of years ago. its pretty big. was one of the more crowded attractions i went to. if you're big on political history id suggest checking it out!

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