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Herculaneum Ercolano

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Address: Corso Resina 6, Ercolano, Italy
Phone Number: +39 081/8575347
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Life as it existed in this ancient Greek settlement (5th century B.C.) was...
Life as it existed in this ancient Greek settlement (5th century B.C.) was frozen in time when rivers of hot mud flowed down its streets from an eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D.
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Really great ruins! A must see!!

We have been really impressed and surprised by this place as 2 days before we`ve seen Pompeii and found it interesting but not as well preserved as Herculaneum. It is a lot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We have been really impressed and surprised by this place as 2 days before we`ve seen Pompeii and found it interesting but not as well preserved as Herculaneum. It is a lot smaller than Pompeii but a lot better! We walked round for hours and I`m glad we didn`t bump in so many large and noisy groups like in Pompeii.... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visited here having never heard of this place before we visited the area. What a pleasant surprise, many of the buildings are still intact and you really get a feel how they lived. The price was good and it is not to big. Would recommend.

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Citta della Pieve, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

A lot smaller than we'd expected so easy to get around and very few other visitors there. The house we'd particularly wanted to see was locked and the dockside storage, where the skeletons remain, are locked at 6pm. There's also one of the rudest plaques outside of the museum in a house on the way there. Its also possible to... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

If you can't make it to Pompeii make sure that you visit Herculaneum! The site is well preserved and easy to navigate. Beautiful mosaics and some murals to photograph.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Amazing experience, like walking in a film set of Rome, but it's real!!! The guide was very knowledgable and made the whole place come alive for us.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My partner and I had been to Pompeii through a tour operator and had thoroughly enjoyed our day out. When our money was starting to dry up, we decided to do Herculaneum on our own. A lot of people said it would be cooler due to Herculaneum's proximity to the sea, however, on the day we went it was a... More 

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Leyburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Spent a good 3 hours here via an organised tour from our hotel. Cost us about €75 excluding €22 entrance, so €97/couple. Could be done more cheaply via public transport (train) but the guide was very good and gave us a much better insight than a book or an audio guide. Very exposed so take sun cream, hat, water etc.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Pompeii is an overwhelming sight to see just to due to its vast size and the history there. However, Herculaneum is an excellent choice if you want smaller crowds and better preserved buildings. It is a small site which will take you probably no more than an hour to see, but is definitely worth it if Pompeii was not quite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Well worth the time and money to see, found very interesting and had a great tour guide, something worth the time and effort even in the heat, best take a parasol or umbrella against heat and sun..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This was a great tip and I must pass this along. Don't spend you time walking miles when you can see the Beverly Hills of Pompeii and it is in beautiful condition! We hired a guide who had excellent English skills and a delightful sense of history and humor. This is a historic gem for Naples

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Address: Address: Corso Resina 6, Ercolano, Italy
Phone Number: +39 081/8575347
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Ercolano

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