Pompeii Off The Beaten Path

  • Helmet and Greave of Gladiator
    Helmet and Greave of Gladiator
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  • Burial Site for Poor People
    Burial Site for Poor People
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  • Casa dei Cubicoli Floreali
    Casa dei Cubicoli Floreali
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Pompeii

  • 1. Villas and houses

    Close to the Casa di Caio Giulio Polibio there is the Fullonica di Fabio Ululirtemulo. It has got two wonderful paintings showing Roman legends: on the right yuo can see Aeneas, Anchises and Ascanius;...

  • 2. Ancient Shops and Products

    From Herculaneum Gate, also known as the Saliniensis or the “Salt Gate”, the Street of Tombs begins. This was discovered during the first excavations in the city (1763-1838) and constitutes a complete...

  • 3. Mount Vesuvius

    When you are at the Pompeii ruins, you can see Vesuvius up close and personal. Vesuvius is a National Park in Italy. View their website for more information, but for now here are two small...

  • 4. Pompeii in St Petersburg

    The most of Russians know about Pompeii since childhood because of the famous The Last Day of Pompeii - a large canvas painted by Russian artist Karl Briullov...

  • 5. Pompeii in Moscow

    I (and you) may refresh our memory about Pompeii even without leaving Moscow. We should go to the Main Building of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts and see...

  • 6. The Botanical Garden.

    This seems a pretty new project, but one which is worthwhile.Tucked away near the theatres (and signed) you will find a botanical garden. The flowers, shrubs...

  • 7. The Roman Vineyard

    There's an experiment in growing vines as the Romans did going on in Pompeii.I spotted the vineyard through a locked gate oppofiste the amphitheatre. I'm not...

  • 8. Quadrivio di Olconio

    On the crossroads between Via Stabiana and Via dell'Abbondanza you can see the Quadrivio di Olconio (Olconio's crossroads): it is covered with marmoreal plates...

  • 9. Side trip to Salerno

    Salerno is a town somewhat famous for the Allied landings of 9 September 1943, codenamed Operation Avalanche. Salerno was originally a Roman colony with roots...

  • 10. The Lupanar

    When you go visit Pompei, first take a good look at the city map. You clearly see that all the streets of the city are straight. Except a couple of streets. In...

  • 11. Vineyards

    Not everything in Pompei dates from ancient times. These vineyards were planted recently and the first harvest was in 1999. To add a touch of authenticity, the...

  • 12. Secret Garden

    Some areas of Pompei are frustatingly not open to the public - but there are places where you can peep through a gap or a fence.This garden was such a find and...

  • 13. A most beautiful church which was having a

    service when we arrived by bus in Citta Mariana. I very quietly went in and had a look while the congregation was singing...........beautiful church, well worth...

  • 14. Vicolo dei Vettii

    Vicolo dei Vettii is a small street in front of the homonym Vetti's house. Along the street you can see a couple of inns and houses.

  • 15. Sites in the Archeological Museum in Naples

    Most of the really good artifacts don't reside at Pompei. A trip to the museum is well worth your time and effort. The best, and most famous, mosaics reside...


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