Ancient city of Pompeii

Highly recommended
Destroyed in AD 79 by the terrible eruption of Vesuvius (at the same time as Herculaneum and Stabiae), Pompeii remained buried under a thick layer of ash until the 18C. As a result of this disaster, this small prosperous Roman town has been preserved in an almost perfect state, providing important archaeological information on everyday life during the Roman Empire. A walk around thus vast complex of ruins is a fascinating and moving experience.

Useful information

Phone:

+39 081 857 5347

Price:

12 €

Opening hours

Apr-Oct 9am-7.30pm; Nov-Mar: 9am-5pm - last admission 90min before closing

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