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Street of Tombs

Address: Pompeii, Italy
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Ranked #24 of 49 things to do in Pompeii
Type: Ancient ruins, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Ancient ruins, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Atlanta, Georgia
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478 reviews 478 reviews
207 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Not sure if this was one of the least crowded areas we were in while in Pompeii because it was one of the first area we covered (although when we circled back later in the day, it was still not that packed) or if just not a lot of people walk through this space. This was one of the areas... More 

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

First of all would not expect tombs to be peaceful but everything is so beautiful you just enjoy every second of it. It was very cool as well because some of the tombs were just incredible. Was with my Italian uncle and translated some Latin on the tombs so it made it much more interesting.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This street links the main ruins to the house of mystery. It is interesting to walk along but you get a great view of it if you take the path to the side which leads to a higher level.

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Centreville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Vie Della Tombe leads away from Pompeii city center toward the Villa of Misteri. This street lined with monumental tombs provides a glimpse of many forms of Greek and Roman funerary architecture with altars, mausoleums and temples. Along the way there are faucets to refill your water bottles and some shady spaces to sit and rest.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is a Long street lined on both sides by various sizes of Tombs some grand some more simple. They look like before the great explosion

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Snodland
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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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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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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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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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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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