We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pompeii - Archaeological Area.

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
All photos (30,058)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“audio guide”(1,034 reviews)
“free map”(201 reviews)
About
Home of the world's most famous volcanic disaster when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D., Pompeii is now a significant archeological site that provides an amazing glimpse into the daily life of an average Roman town over two thousand years ago.
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
Porta Marina Superiore (Via Villa dei Misteri) | Piazza Immacolata, Piazza Porta Marina inf., 80045 Pompeii, Italy
Website
+39 081 857 5347
Call
Improve This Listing
Google
Ways to Experience Pompeii - Archaeological Area.
from $13.53
More Info
from $39.46
More Info
from $16.91
More Info
from $35.69
More Info
Reviews (21,240)
Filter reviews
10,815 results
Traveler rating
7,683
2,295
576
179
82
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
7,683
2,295
576
179
82
Show reviews that mention
All reviews audio guide free map wear comfortable shoes bucket list ticket office walking shoes bring water plaster casts bottle of water main entrance circumvesuviana train huge site we spent hours lots of water an amazing place own pace porta marina
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 10,815 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

This is a must place to visit. The guide we had was brilliant ! We went on an organised tour from our hotel. We would recommend you do the same if you intend to visit this incredible site. You will not be disappointed

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Alan F
Reviewed yesterday

Being a student of Geography, I was always interested in finding the interaction between people and places. This place provided me with an insight into the ancient history of people, places and their interaction. I highly recommend this if you are in Naples.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MGyanwali
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must visit place. The sheer size is amazing - we spent 3 and a half hours here and probably only saw a quarter of the site! Lots of interesting things to see and it's great to be able to wander along the original streets....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Chris H
Reviewed yesterday

Just thought I would write some points for travelling from Rome to Pompei and Mount Vesuvius as when originally planning our trip we were rather confused by the information out there. We started our day by walking to Roma Termini from our hotel. This is...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Edith P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our hotel set up the private tour for us with a driver from Naples. Seeing Pompeii was awesome. If your coming in Sept it will be hot so bring a hand fan some cold bottle water and a hat. Some people had umbrellas. I had...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jmaginot
Reviewed yesterday

We visited Pompeii on a hot day in early September, using the Campania Artecard (well worth buying). Entry was a little confusing, with multiple queues, but just ask at the information point for which one to join. There's a lot to see, and sometimes the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank 1203Simon
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well, after the visit of Pompeii I would like to travel in time and see the full beauty of this city. It really place worth to see. We visited alone without tourguide. The tickets cost 15€-18€ (don’t remember the exact price). Unfortunatelly, we did not...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank lennkaball
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent the day touring the ruins. I would definitely recommend going with a tour guided group. They give you a lot of the background history and point you in the right direction for what is important to see. The ruins themselves are expansive. The...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BecsterA59
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the best experiences ever for 5 euro price, amazing place and panoramic on the city. Maybe we seen the 5% of the total area of Pompei but was enaugh to enjoy it, without hot weather and hours of walking. The place is big...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DomenicoPerez
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are in the area you must visit the ruins at Pompeii. This archeological site was discovered under the ash from an volcanic eruption in the first century. Archeologist have uncovered only a small portion of this enormous city, but you still can't see...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TykeTenney
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 30 nearby hotels
Villa dei Misteri
178 reviews
.14 miles away
Hotel MEC
147 reviews
.49 miles away
Hotel Vittoria
284 reviews
.59 miles away
Albergo Pompei Valley
143 reviews
.63 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 230 nearby restaurants
Pizzeria da Alex
16 reviews
.43 miles away
Caupona - Pompeii Restaurant
938 reviews
.60 miles away
Pizzeria Da Pasquale
5 reviews
.49 miles away
The Lion's Pub
155 reviews
.35 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 182 nearby attractions
Odeon - Teatro Piccolo
272 reviews
.45 miles away
Terme del Foro
327 reviews
.44 miles away
Casa del Fauno
459 reviews
.42 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Thormomma
September 16, 2019|
Answer
Response from MGyanwali | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I did not check them, but saw some lockers at the train station. Sorry for not being very specific to your question. Thanks.
0
Votes
Compass400287
August 25, 2019|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Theresia N | Reviewed this property |
1. April - 31. Oktober tgl. Mo-Fr 9 - 19.30 Uhr (Einlass bis 18 Uhr) - Samstag und Sonntag ab 8.30 Uhr geöffnet 1. November - 31. März 9 - 17 Uhr (Einlass bis 15.30 Uhr) - Samstag und Sonntag ab 8.30 Uhr... More
0
Votes
Google Translation
Howard C
August 1, 2019|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Morpheus60 | Reviewed this property |
i would avoid the guide and do Pompeii on your own and at your own pace. it's a 70 acre site and, to do it justice, you need to spend at least 4 hours there. Tip: if unsure of what a building was used for during it's life... More
4
Votes