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Address: Pompeii, Italy
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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The Center of It All

Times Square / Wall Street / The National Mall in DC / Americans can be proud of these sights. Yet, one must pay homage to the MUSE to all this. 7 little 9 iron mounds with a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Times Square / Wall Street / The National Mall in DC / Americans can be proud of these sights. Yet, one must pay homage to the MUSE to all this. 7 little 9 iron mounds with a swamp in the middle, 3,000 years ago. The Forum in Rome is surrounded by CAPE-QVC. That's Capataline, Aventine, Palatine, Esquiline, Quirinale, Velia, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The host was an archaeologist and very very knowledgable about the history. It was a lot of walking but an amazing tour.

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Anchorage
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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
4 helpful votes 4 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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221 attraction reviews
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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
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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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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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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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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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