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Address: Pompeii, Italy
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Private Tour: Pompeii Half-Day Trip from Naples

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Ancient Roman ruins

It is amazing how much has survived the passing of time. It was also good to see the Forum all lit up at night. So don't forget to go out at night to see everything all lit up!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Anchorage
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

It is amazing how much has survived the passing of time. It was also good to see the Forum all lit up at night. So don't forget to go out at night to see everything all lit up!

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Potomac
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We hired Walks of Italy and we had a group of 15 people because our guide took a family of 3 and left our guide with the rest. Although we had more than ten people, it was great, they were informed and although it was warm we were able to see all the area. Wear comfortable shoes and bring water.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We had to laugh because this was once the center of life when Pompeii existed and here we were in 2014 and this is were the largest crowds congregated. The Romans knew how to get people to gather even today. : ) There are a lot of great sites located just around this area so make sure to wander around... More 

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Niagara Falls, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is one of many must sees that are at the ancient ruins. Great roman architecture. When you see it your imagination will wander just thinking if what it would have looked like before the volcano eruption.

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Centreville, Virginia
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251 helpful votes 251 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The forum was the center of Pompeiian culture and the setting for governmental and religious ceremonies. Some of the original marble flagstones that paved the forum still remain. Large civic buildings ringed the area including the Basilica, the largest building in Pompeii and seat of judicial affairs and the Temple of Apollo which stood against the backdrop of Mt. Vesuvius.... More 

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Fort Lee, New Jersey
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161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Large area, known as the Forum where open markets and culture come alive. From the original marble streets, to temples, old stores, columns, the people in ash, there is just so much to breathe in here. All the while, Vesuvius lurks in the backdrop of this ancient city with its sad but fascinating story. There is a lot to focus... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
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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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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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65 helpful votes 65 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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