Pompeii Things to Do

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  • 26. Temple of Vespasian

    This building was incomplete at the moment of the eruption. It presents some unique construction features, starting with the entrance courtyard preceded by a vestibule with portico, at the end of...

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  • 27. Ticket - Entry

    This info was lifted from the website included below - be sure to pull it up as the info could change. http://www.pompeiturismo.it/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=14&Itemid=28 Pompeii...

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  • 28. Casa Del Poeta Tragico

    The House of the Tragic Poet shows a typical layout of a Pompeiian house. The house is famous for its elaborate mosaics and frescos depicting scenes from mythology. There are fresco's of Zeus and Hera...

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  • 29. Garden of the Fugitives

    This is a large space cultivated as a vineyard, on the south-western edge of the city. A glassed-in display area houses the plaster casts of some of the victims from 79 AD, overcome killed by the...

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  • 30. Stabian Baths - Thermae

    The Stabian Baths get their name as they lie on the corner of the Via Stabiana and the Via dell'Abbondanza. They are the oldest baths in Pompeii, built in the 4th century BC, although they have been...

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  • 31. Casa degli Amorini Dorati

    The Casa degli Amorini Dorati (house of the golden cupids) owes the name to the golden cupids that adorned the rooms (Now in the Museum of Naples). The house was owned by gens Pompea allied with...

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  • 32. Porta Marina

    The Marine Gate now serves as the entrance to the town, however in ancient times, Pompeii was a seaside town (and they say global warming is a new thing...pfft!). The Marine Gate used to seperate the...

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  • 33. Terme Stabiane

    The Baths are for men and women in separate rooms. The tepidarium has an upper open area on its dome. The adjacent room has stucco ceiling work with figures and geometric square units. Next to a...

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  • 34. Theaters

    Pompeians had a lively appreciation for the arts and had two semi-circular theaters for enjoying less violent spectacles than were held at the amphitheater. The larger, open-air version held 5000, had...

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  • 35. Casa di D. Octavius Quartius

    The House of Octavius Quartio is another of the larger houses in Pompeii, occupying almost an entire Insula. It is famous for its remarkably preserved artwork and also its extensive gardens. The most...

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  • 36. Necropoli

    Outside the Nocera Gate you can see the Necropoli di Porta Nocera (in English, Necropolis of Porta Nocera) with many graves dating from the first century B.C. to the first century A.D. Many graves...

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  • 37. Casa della Fontana Piccola

    One of the nicest preserved houses in Pompeii was the House of the Little Fountain. It gets its name from the lovely ornate, and perfectly preserved fountain in the rear of the house. Its made of...

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  • 38. Amphorae

    In various places around Pompeii various 'warehouses' can be found with wire or glass fronts, stored inside are many Amphoria, statues and various other items found in and around Pompeii includind the...

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  • 39. Casa del Menandro

    The House of Memander is one of the largest and most lavish houses in Pompeii. Its name comes from the well preserved Fresco of Menander, an ancient Greek dramatist, situated in the Peristyle. Much of...

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  • 40. Mensa Ponderaria - Weight Measures

    This odd-looking slab in an alcove of the Forum is a mensa ponderaria: table of measures. The graduated sizes of depressions were used as the official units of measure by which goods were sold -...

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  • 41. Lauderies

    Following to walk along Via dell'Abbondanza you can see on the left the Laboratorio dei Tintori (in English, Dyers' Laboratory)with the boilers used for the cloths. Forward some meters you can see...

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  • 42. Casa di Loreius Tiburtinus

    The porticoed upper the pools of the Casa di Loreius Tiburtinus was decorated with statues alluding to Egypt, homeland of the goddess Isis: in the center there is a sacellum with fountains, at the...

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  • 43. Casa dei Ceii

    Behing the Casa del Larario di Achille you can find the Casa dei Ceii (in English, Ceii's House) owned by Ceius Secundus. The house has got the typical Roman shape with the atrium, the triclinium and...

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  • 44. Reclaiming the Past

    Walking through the streets of Pompeii is like walking into the past. It provides a rare opportunity to walk through an ancient city that is practically completely intact, at least until you look up....

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  • 45. Casa della Caccia Antica

    The Casa della caccia antica (in English, house of the ancient hunting) was built in the first century BC and it was modified in the years. The house has got wonderful frescos of the fourth type that...

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  • 46. Caligula's Arch

    This is one of the most photographed scenes in Pompeii, and why not, its a marvel that it is still intact and with Mt. Vesuvias looming in the background as a sobering reminder of its destructive...

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  • 47. Ruins

    Pompeii, Italy is an absolute must-see place! The entire city is a VT tip! It was not only amazing to see what had been uncovered, but how advanced life was at that time. Townhouses, villas, paved...

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  • 48. Via dell'Abbondanza

    The " street of abundance " was the most important street in Pompei with plenty of private houses, shops, merchants and restaurants. It got its name from the archeologists, who, when they saw how many...

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  • 49. The Building of Eumachia

    Fulling (the process of cleaning and dyeing cloth) was one of Pompeii's chief industries. Eumachia was a very wealthy priestess of Venus and donated this building to the Fullers. The building was...

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  • 50. Subarban Baths - Thermae

    Terme Suburbane (in English, suburban baths) were built in a private property in the first century B.C. on a artificial terrace in front of the sea and close to the town walls. The thermal rooms are...

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