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Vicolo dei Vetti, Pompeii, Italy
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Reviewed December 24, 2018

The house of the Vettii is one of the largest and best-preserved in Pompeii and I believe one of the few where they know the name of the owners. The house has an atrium area with multiple rooms off of it. There are many well-preserved...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

This particular residence was very well preserved and shows the latest style of decorations and landscaping that was en vogue just before the volcano erupted. According to our guide Pompeii had suffered from an earthquake almost 20 years previously and therefore a lot of houses...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

House of the Vettii, is one of the richest and most famous in Pompeii. Its painted walls signify the wealth of the owners.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lois G
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Not always open, we were fortunate to be able to go into the House of the Vettii as it contains some of the best frescoes in Pompeii, including an incredibly well-endowed Priapus weighing the aforementioned part of his anatomy! Other frescoes include the Punishment of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
5  Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Ok. Vetti was one of a set of brothers who lived in Pompei during the historic eruption. the entrance to this home is unique, because of the painting in the foyer. It's the historic penis painting that survives to this day. Ok. So imagine going...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

You can enter this house, at certain times, to view the wonderful frescoes on the walls. It gives you an insight into the richness of the decorations and furnishings.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 9, 2018

One of the very well-restored houses within Pompeii. Lots of artwork to view and the gardens are lovely as well. 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
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

Loved the ruins! very interesting to see how the people lived and what the building looked like...awesome!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 652nc
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This house is a standard stop on all the tours. Very interesting and well preserved including the paintings on the wall. The garden is beautiful and well maintained. A must see while in Pompeii.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MrsCWR
Reviewed October 31, 2017

This is one of the most famous and elaborate personal residences. Known for it's erotic art and gardens. Owned by some very rich and famous playboys of the time.

Date of experience: October 2017
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