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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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We spent half a day at the ruins and it is fascinating. It does get busy and cant say that was great, but they have done it very well - water fountains all around the place... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent half a day at the ruins and it is fascinating. It does get busy and cant say that was great, but they have done it very well - water fountains all around the place which is good. Wear a hat as there isnt always shade. Deffo worth buying a map or guide book beforehand otherwise we would have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Easy to get to from Naples: one train from Stazione Centrale that runs two or three times an hour. The ride takes less than an hour. Bring some snacks to avoid having to pay a lot for mediocre food, and a small water bottle, which you will be able to refill in many places throughout the site. The water in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having wanted to go here since I was taught about Pompeii's history at school. I was not disappointed - I don't believe anyone could be unimpressed and others have written far more eloquently so I'll just say go and see. A couple of thoughts, everyone knows about wearing solid shoes, carrying water, hat for the head etc these should be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The ruins of Pompeii was already stunning in pictures and books, but in real life, it is overwhelming. If you go to Naples or even Rome, this is a must go. Also, bring lots of water and a hat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a fascinating place to visit and to learn about how this town operated, how it welcomed travellers, how its residents lived and of course to see the results of its devastation by volcanic ash which turned it into a time capsule. You'll see the biggest collection of roman artefacts you'll ever come across and they're all original. My... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Over the course of two days, we (2 adults and 2 kids -- ages 10 and 12), spent nearly 12 hours at this amazing site. On the first day, we entered around 3 p.m. Most of the crowds were dispersing by that time and we had about 4 hours to walk around in relative peace and quiet. The next morning,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I suggest you do this with a private guided tour if you can as you will get a lot more and not get lost! We used Pompeii tours which we found online and it was super easy to book/reserve.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Didn't know Pompeii much but I must say that my visit was an absolute experience. The place brought me back to 79AD feels. The pizza and pasta experience as well is lovely. Vesuvius is exhilirating and all the memories that you're trying to experience is really amazing. Would love to go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited Pompei as part of a tour booked through our hotel in Sorrento. We went to Mount Vesuvius in the morning and Pompei in the afternoon. Well worth it you have to see it. We had the same guide from the tour who showed us around Pompeii and made it a very informative and educational experience. Without the guide I... More 

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I expected a much smaller venue but this is an impressive village which I assume most people know about - uncovered by the ash and lava of the Great Vesuvius eruption in the first century. Breathtaking, moving and exceptionally beautiful with modern sculptures around the venue. So well done. Absolutely must see this place. And the modern day city of... More 

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