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Street of Tombs

Pompeii, Italy
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Ranked #19 of 34 attractions in Pompeii
Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites
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Snodland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Some impressive tombs and,oddly a peaceful place to rest after walking around the ruins. Look out for very pretty green lizards that scurry around (harmless).

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Tortona, Italy
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1,186 reviews 1,186 reviews
921 attraction reviews
430 helpful votes 430 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

This road architecturally is attributable perfectly resembling as the Rome's Imperial Forum, a long road that leads to the threshold of the equally famous Villa of the Mysteries. Along this road made ​​of cobblestones you can admired on both sides numerous tombstones, altars and construction works really admirable. I was positively enchanted by all this artistic beauty, Romans were artists... More

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London in England
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Eerie place. Fascinating too. To think that those buried there died before the 79 eruption is fascinating.

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Statesville, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

very very interesting place to visit to see the graves how they romans used to have funerals and bury thier loved ones they are almost like us in every way

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Orebro, Sweden
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159 reviews 159 reviews
127 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

An interesting passage between the Villa dei Misteri and Villa di Diomede and the town of Pompeii, nr. 28 of the official map of the site. The Necropoli di Porta Ercolano is situated along the road connecting Pompeii with Herculaneum, outside city walls behind the Porto Ercolano. Here the tombs and monuments placed in real roman tradition. The road is... More

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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356 reviews 356 reviews
201 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

This is what you come to see at Pompeii. It may not be as exciting as some of the sites there. But the story of Pompeii is the story of the destruction of the Town an how well it has been preserved and that all seems to come together along this Street. It is hard to imagine not coming away... More

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Henderson, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Spending all day exploring Pompeii, it is easy to forget the large number of people that were killed during its destruction, until you come to the Street of Tombs. Many have been destroyed, but the there are some still intact or at least partially. There are inscriptions on many, and if you can read some Latin, you will find these... More

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Kilkee, Ireland
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

this is one of the widest streets in pompeii but be careful of steps the tombs are lovely make sure to visit the brothel

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St. Louis, MO
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

The tombs are remarkably preserved and give you a sense of what it was like entering or leaving the city. Much more so than the Appian Way in Rome, which only have a few tombs that remain and little of them are intact. These tombs in Pompeii are on the Via Ercalono towards the house of mysteries and are remarkable... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

It was a beautiful day! Keep your items close to you but don't be paranoid. Anyone heard of a leash law?

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