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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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9:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 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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Ancient Pompeii Guided Small-Group Tour
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Pompeii: Guided Small Group Tour
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Small-Group Pompeii Tour by Train from Sorrento

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A guided tour with kids

Visited the place with kids and non english spoken grandchildren. For the adults there are much to be seen and achieved. We came on a guided tour with a entusiastic guide who led... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
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Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Visited the place with kids and non english spoken grandchildren. For the adults there are much to be seen and achieved. We came on a guided tour with a entusiastic guide who led us through a selected part of the town. The information was adequate and interresting for us grown ups. It could be much better if the soundsystem was... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Read so much about this forgotten city and I even watched the movie which closely relate me through the visit. We went on a free and easy tour roaming around the area by ourselves without any guide but simply using the travel guides and map given to us upon entry. The place is huge!! We ambitiously allocated only 3 hours... More 

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Wigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Give yourselves plenty of time to visit this world famous site. Do some research first before your visit. I watched various documentary clips and episodes on Pompeii via YouTube, it made my visit more pleasurable and knowledgeable. I was told if you wanted to cover everything, then give yourselves at least 5 hrs to explore it all. Bring plenty of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This a fascinating place if you know what you are looking at, otherwise, it can be boring and discouraging; therefore, schedule and guide that can explain what's inside with details.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

How extraordinary that people in 79 A.D. were so sophisticated. Pompeii is one of those places you can only imagine until you see it. It is a very large village and there are many types of establishments that we still have today. The architecture of the buildings and village will amaze you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

When arriving by Circumvesuviana train we decided to book the walking tour priced at 12 euros (excluding entry fee). This was excellent value, our guide Rosa took us on a two hour tour and had an amazing wealth of knowledge about the history of Pompeii and took us to the must see areas. If we hadn't taken the tour I... More 

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I have been excited to see Pompei since I learnt about it in school. We rocked up, paid our entrance fee, and got given a map and totally expected that we would be able to navigate ourselves around this place. Like any other decent museum. Not the case! This place is huge and terribly signposted. Get a guide! Why it's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As part of our Amalfi Coast Tour, our next stop was Pompeii where we met our guide Gino. Gino was an experienced guide (arranged with the Go Ahead Tour group) with not just good knowledge of Pompeii, but how to show the best areas to a large number of people under crowded conditions and finding shade whenever possible for descriptions... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was hot and crowded. But, it was everything that I'd hoped it would be. After hearing, learning and dreaming of seeing Pompeii as a child, I finally got to actually go there. I would suggest hiring a guide but at the very least take a good guide book with you. Because this site has so much history that ended... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited pompei 6 days ago. We were staying in sorrento and found the cost of the tours very expensive so decided to do it ourselves. We got the train from centre of sorrento which runs approx every half an hour. To guarantee a seat I would get there early. We arrived when the train was already in so all... More 

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