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Pompeii, Italy
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Ranked #7 of 34 attractions in Pompeii
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Omaha, Nebraska
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443 reviews 443 reviews
336 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

This is a very large building that was partly excavated and if you let your mind imagine you can see the building and the events that tool place there.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Great view of Vesuvius. One of the oldest parts. Nearly one of the highest points. The highest point is where the aqua ducts are absolutely fascinating to watch the pipes.

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Oakville, Canada
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93 reviews 93 reviews
30 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is ground zero for anyone interested in antiquity, Roman culture in particular. Allow +2hrs. and really take your time to see the detail and let it all sink in. Bring a good guide book, or better, a good guide, to focus your attention and obtain more value.

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Glendora, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
34 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Walking through the ruins of the Forum id like stepping back in time- if you have the imagination to put yourself there. It is necessary to visit this site on your Roman.

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London, United Kingdom
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176 reviews 176 reviews
56 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Unbelievable to see Mount Vesuvius in the background and you wonder about the horrors when the forum was hit by all that.

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Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

So hard to describe what an absolutely amazing piece of history surrounding the ruins of Pompeii and how they discovered it existed! This must go on every travellers bucket list!

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Nova Gorica, Slovenia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Fantastic place, really liked it. we had a very good tour guide. Good walking shoes and a water bottle a must, very dusty

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Columbus, Georgia
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133 reviews 133 reviews
30 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Wasn't like the Forum of Rome or Ephesus but it did pull the town together for a meeting place and a good view of Mt Vesuvius.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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369 reviews 369 reviews
242 attraction reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

You felt as if you had been transported back in time ,imagining the crowds who would have gathered here to listen to the proclamations of the day .It brings your history lessons of the past to life .

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Fantastic place with the view of Mount Vesuvius which caused the destruction of Pompeii. We had a very good tour guide who gave us a very good information on life in Pompeii. Good walking shoes and a water bottle a must, very dusty. If our coach tour guide had pre purchased our tickets it would have saved all queuing to... More

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