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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The house of Menader is one of the bset there.You can admire the wall paintings ang the wealth.The yard anf the rooms are big and decorated with vivid colors.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank christosorl
Reviewed November 26, 2018

This was obviously the home of a very wealthy family just by the sheer size and scale of the property. And the size of the interior courtyard as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed November 3, 2018

It is called the House of Menander because of a beautiful fresco of the very successful Greek dramatist, Menander (342 BC to 291 AD), who wrote 108 comedies. Two of his maxims were: "Riches cover a multitude of woes" and Whom the gods love die...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank AnthonyCordato
Reviewed April 16, 2018

For anyone visiting Italy for its history this place is a total must, if going in summer height, make sure you have plenty of sunscreen and bottled water....amazing

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank apra ames R
Reviewed December 22, 2017

again, quite some colour left and excellent drawings that tell a story, as far as I was told on our tour, still original colour that depicts a scene of history

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Dave1018
Reviewed December 19, 2017

This house was amazing to see. It's fun to try to imagine what it was like during the time that the owner lived here. The garden was special and the views magnificent. I especially liked the small original piece of floor that was restored. Do...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Richard F
Reviewed October 22, 2017

We took a guided tour of the ruins in a small group of 10. Our guide, Fabio, was brilliant and pointed out so much detail with the history behind it. Something we would have totally missed out on otherwise. The whole site is magnificent and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Ben C
Reviewed October 10, 2017

This house showcases beautiful paintings that clearly show the Greek influence and the love of theater. The house itself is worth a detour.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank claude_monnier
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Take time to walk through and examine each nook and cranny. The largest and best preserved house in Pompei.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Joel A
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastically restored casa of a wealthy Pompeii family. You can voter and roam around the rooms. Enjoy the beautiful frescoes that are still vibrant and beautiful. You can walk the garden and imagine the family and the life they lived here.

Date of experience: October 2017
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