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Address: Pompeii, Italy
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the reference point

It is not always easy to get your bearings in Pompeii. The forum, that is the main square serves as a reference points. The main sights are more or less around this square.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

It is not always easy to get your bearings in Pompeii. The forum, that is the main square serves as a reference points. The main sights are more or less around this square.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

You have to know your Roman history to fully enjoy this place; but if you don't, go anyway. It's one of the highlights of my life. I'd read a lot about Pompeii, but this exceeded my expectations. Be sure to wear comfy walking shoes as the cobbled streets are tricky, and watch out for the steep curbs. Plan on spending... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is the part of Pompeii you will have probably seen with the columns of the surrounding temples and buildings. In addition this venue provides a great picture with the current day Vesuvius in the background looming over the ruins. It is again one of the community places that you have to visit you get a real feel for the... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Just one of the many wonders of the destroyed city of Pompeii. Just how fr ahead of their time were the great Roman architects.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

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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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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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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