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Most beautiful wall painting and garden

The wall painting Venus in the Shell (Venere in Conchiglia) is one of the most beautiful in Pompeii.

Reviewed February 7, 2019
Leena_Anneli_R
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Helsinki, Finland
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We nearly missed this as most of the guides do not take you here, but you must go, it is one of the... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2018
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Brighouse, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 7, 2019

The wall painting Venus in the Shell (Venere in Conchiglia) is one of the most beautiful in Pompeii.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Leena_Anneli_R
Reviewed May 6, 2018

We nearly missed this as most of the guides do not take you here, but you must go, it is one of the most complete buildings

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KellyBrighouse
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Amazing to see such a well preserved example of art in this thought provoking setting. Only negative was the pigeons roosting. Need to remove this vermin.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank debsywalker
Reviewed February 9, 2018

Beautiful gardens and Fresno - pop in to see; worth walking down to. Note: This is a part of the main Scavi di Pompeii sites, and you don't need an additional ticket to see it.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank thestoryofangie
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Pompeii and ancient times payed respect to the gods etc, this feature is still in good condition and it is great that some vegetation has been nurtured to give the feature some perspective,

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Dave1018
Reviewed October 10, 2017

The house is a nice one but not one of the most spectacular, however the Venus tryptic fresco is worth a detour by itself

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank claude_monnier
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

The house of Venus in the shell has some of the most vibrant and beautiful frescoes. The house was the hime of a wealthy family. You can walk along the marble floors through the rooms and into the gardens.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank LollysLook
Reviewed August 8, 2017

If you stand around 5 meters dtraight infront of the Venus painting you will have the most beautiful small paintings of women in windows a few steps to the left, do not miss them in your amaze of the grand Venus painting.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Frugnus--historiska
Reviewed July 19, 2017

House of venus in the shell is well worth a look if only to view the lovely wall paintings that have been restored. Also nice gardens at this attraction.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank poppitshelby
Reviewed May 10, 2017

Well worth going into this area.The frescoes are beautiful and the planted areas add to the tranquil scene.So glad the weather was good which made it even more special

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Cartertravels15
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