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Scavi di Pompei

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Address: Porta Marina Superiore (Via Villa dei Misteri) | Piazza Immacolata, Piazza Porta Marina inf., 80045 Pompeii, Italy
Phone Number: 081/5365154
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Home of the world's most famous volcanic disaster when Mount Vesuvius...

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.

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Great to see the history

One of the two reason we went to and put up with horrible Naples. It is an easy and cheap option to catch the train and get off at the station and you are virtually at Pompeii... read more

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Ulverstone, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the two reason we went to and put up with horrible Naples. It is an easy and cheap option to catch the train and get off at the station and you are virtually at Pompeii itself. We headed straight into the guide building and book a guide group which had 14 people cost 10 Euro each. We had... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Are you thinking about travelling here? Do It! Stay at the hotel Vittoria, it is steps from the entrance, was affordable and so convenient. We were 1st in line and no tour busses in sight. Walk through the gate and head straight to the back of ruins. You will basically have the place to yourself for a long while. As... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a unique experience, so amazing that you can't really get your head round what you're actually looking at. Be prepared, though, to walk a lot (we were there for four hours and certainly didn't get to see everything) so make sure you're wearing comfortable shoes and if it's hot don't forget bottles of water and, preferably, a hat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to Pompeii with a private tour from Rome. We departed at 7.30 am and it took 3 hours drive until we reached this place. The tour lasted around 2 hours. The tour guide didn't explain every single spot as this place is huge. But she was quite thorough in explaining some of the important buildings, the symbols, architectures,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is our third visit to Pompeii, last time about 9 years ago. We took the Circumvesuviana train from Sorrento and got off at Pompeii Scavi. Here before going to the ticket office at the entrance at the site, it is possible to buy tickets with a less long queue. We bought tickets for the excavations and the Villa of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Take the whole day to see the city, because is pretty big. We had an audio guide, which wasn't that nice. I think having a tour guide would be better.

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This site is well worth a visit to Pompeii. I was in Rome and decider to stay and visit Pompeii. The entrance fee is inexpensive. This was a beautiful city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

1. This place is massive be prepared to spend more than 4 hours walking and looking. Bring lots of water it gets hot and good walking shoes. 2. If taking the train from Naples do NOT listen to the parked taxi drivers outside the station, the entrance to the site is a good 10/15 min walk (depending on how fast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful place to visit. Get a headset with a tour from the official ticket office. Not perfect but you can go at your own pace and get away from the hordes of other tourists. Allow lots of time perhaps 4 or 5 hours and go prepared for rough walking and refreshment. Then you can immerse yourself in this Roman town... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have heard about Pompeii and it's wonders for most of my life. I was not disappointed when I finally got a chance to visit. Being able to get a glimpse into history on such an intimate level was a fantastic experience. It is definitely a bucket list item for any history fan.

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