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  • 26. 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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  • 27. Vesuvius

    In the distance from Pompeii, you will see Mt Vesuvius. Though not close enough to be overwhelming, it is in close enough proximity to Pompeii to be more than a little ominous. Vesuvius had two major...

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  • 28. 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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  • 29. Terme Suburbane

    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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  • 30. 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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  • 31. 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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  • 32. 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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  • 33. 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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  • 34. Stabian Baths

    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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  • 35. The 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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  • 36. 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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  • 37. Temple of the Lares

    The Household Lares are the gods of the home. Most houses in ancient rome would have a shrine to these gods, and make offerings in the hope that the Lares would protect them and their home. The Temple...

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  • 38. 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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  • 39. Bronze Statue

    The Casa del Fauno takes its name from the bronze statue in the middle of the impluvium near the entrance. This is not the original statue - that can be seen in the Musee Nazionale Archeologico in...

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  • 40. Casa della Fontana Grande

    The Casa della Fontana Grande (in English, House of the Big Fountain) is so called for the wonderful fountain you can see in the garden. It is covered with mosaic and glassy pastas of different...

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  • 41. Terme del Foro

    Your visit in the Terme del Foro continues across the tepidarium with the time adorned with plasters well preserved. The walls are decorated with telamons in ceramic; the large bronze brazier was...

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  • 42. 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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