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Private Day Trip from Rome to Amalfi Coast and Ruins of Pompeii
"Your day trip will begin about 7:30am where your driver will pick you up directly from your hotel; you'll then head south towards the Campania region. Within 3 hours you'll reach the Pompeii ruins where you'll meet up with your licensed tour guide (if re you'll continue to either Sorrento Positano or Amalfi enjoying the fantastic panorama of the scenic landscape of these towns. Whichever village you choose you'll be stopping for lunch at a recommended restaurant where your driver will also give you some information and suggestions about what to do about the town.If you choose Amalfi the driver will give you time to walk around the city and admire the Mediterranean architecture. Relax in one of the cafés with some limoncello
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Private Tour: Day Trip Excursion to Herculaneum Mt Vesuvius and Pompeii
"Depart from your hotel or cruise ship to take a tour to the ancient town of Pompeii and Herculaneum.  By choosing the option without the presence of a licensed guide You will have your first stop at the Pompeii or Herculaneum ruins entrance. You will buy the ticket and will get inside the ruins and will enjoy them your own  after that you will be lead by the driver at the entrance of the second archaeological site (Pompeii or Herculaneum) and will be staying there a couple of hours to visit it later on you will continue your excursion heading to the top of Mount Vesuvius and after having bought
From EUR44.00
 
Pompei Highlights - Enjoy Everyday Life in Roman Time
"Pompei city buried by the eruption of the Mount Vesuvius has lived two times. Its first life started around the VII century B.C and ended in 79 A.D. and the second started in XVI century when the city was rediscovered. From that moment its modern inhabitants ha curios and fascinated to explore the city enjoying streets houses and all its exceptional heritage. Pompei shows to tourists the daily life of the Romans.The city was excavated in 1748 and there is nothing like this ancient city frozen in time by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius to demonstrate how people lived 2000 years ago during the Roman age. There are so many stories and points of view to describe its power and magic. We will visit some houses usually closed without a previous reservation. We will visit streets bakeries
From EUR160.00

The Victims of Vesuvius

Over the cobbled streets, the buildings, the forum, and even vesuvius itself, the first thing most people think of is the dead bodies. Everywhere in Pompeii there are the plaster casts of the bodies...
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Evenith666
Aug 08, 2010

The Victims of Pompeii

This poor unfortunate victim did not escape the volcanic halocaust. Instead, he was overcome by the noxious fumes, scorched by the tremendous heat then covered with pumice which hardened. This picture...
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VeronicaG
Oct 13, 2009

Plaster Cast

During your visit of the town of Pompeii you can find many plaster cast of the victim of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Few words are necessary to explain this method: liquid plaster is poured...
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Cristian_Uluru
Apr 25, 2009

Casts

I can't descibe how I felt when I saw the casts. Just to imagine how these people suffered on their last moments and to see the positions they took before dying was overwhelming to me, specially the...
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cinthya_in_victoria
Jan 16, 2009

Human Casts

Thank you to whomever the person was that had the idea to pour plaster into the ground and then dug up these remarkable figures. They show the terror and the anguish that not only the people went...
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azz8206
May 23, 2008

Plaster casts

One of the sights for which Pompeii is most famous is this – the bodies of its inhabitants frozen forever in time as they were when caught and killed by the enormous power of the eruption. But not...
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toonsarah
Nov 24, 2007

Victims of Pompei

Although its fascinating to see these plaster cast models of the victims and to learn of the technique its also very poignant and sad to see. This victim was sitting, covering their eyes with their...
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sandysmith
Aug 13, 2005

Victims 3

The body of the victim you can see in this picture are not mummified. They are just an envelope due to the pumice-stone piled up and cementified. After the corruption of the body, the space that it...
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Azhut
Jul 13, 2005

Victims 2

This picture is maybe the most shocked of these that I took, especially if you look at the arms of this man. It seems he was trying to fight versus an invisible enemy; the dust of pumice-stone and the...
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Azhut
Jul 13, 2005

Victims 1

Basically your visit to Pompei will follow a rectangular route. After entering you will notice three corps on your right. Continuing your visit you will see more corps of the victims of the eruption,...
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Azhut
Jul 13, 2005

Amazing visual history

Away from all the lewd happenings in Pompeii, there really is some amazing visual history. Such as seeing the plaster of paris recreations of the victims in the same position as when the ash from the...
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huwhit
May 07, 2005

Faces of death

When they excavated the area in and around the city they had found the remains of many people in the last position they were in, choking from the ash. When the bodies were first discovered they poured...
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TinKan
Feb 12, 2004
 
 
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Human Remains

beside the various artifacts unearthed around Pompeii that are displayed at the restored Forum Granary, you would also see the plastered remains of the humans and animals that perished in the famous...
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Grand Theater

The Grand Theater of Pompeii had a capacity of about 5,000 spectators, was built in the second century BC, but since then has undergone many renovations In Theater Great seats for spectators were in...
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Villa dei Misteri

part two of my Pompeii Forum tips along Via Dei Misteri. Roman Forums where the center of any roman town or city and is where many of the political, judicial and religious establishments are in any...
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Casa degli Amorini Dorati

On the west side of the peristyle you can see some triclinium fully decorated: in one you can see Achilles, Briseis and Patroclus, Jason and Pelias and Tethys with Vulcan; in another you can see Diana...
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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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Casa del Fauno

The largest house in Pompeii in the history, and derives its name from the statue of a Faun, the watershed provides Tuscan atrium The House of the Faun covers an area of 3,000 square meters, and is...
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