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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
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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
 
Pompeii Tour For Children and their Families
"Fact-filled fun in a World Heritage site. Participate in an interactive tour geared specifically toward children’s entertainment and education. This hands-on exploration of the best-preserved city of the ancient Roman Empire is exceptional.In 79 Mt. Vesuvius erupted burying the thriving civilization of Pompeii in ash and lava. Buried until the 18th Century the excavated ruins are a World Heritage site known the world over. With an adept English-speaking tour guide your family will climb the steps of an ancient theater drink from original fountains and cross the thresholds of early restaurants. Learn and play together in this outdoor mecca of history as you walk the cobbled streets. Visit homes thermal baths and temples. This is a land that time forgot. See rare examples of intact art and architecture
From EUR250.00

Amphitheater Tips (25)

Things to See: Amphitheater and Palaestra

Pompeii's amphitheater was built about 70-80 BC and is the oldest yet discovered. Smaller than the more famous version in Rome, this oval-shaped arena had no underground facilities but did have a...
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goodfish
Nov 21, 2011

Explore Pompii

Exploring Pompii will take some time (a lot of time) .I wish I had had at least 8 to 12 hours to check out all the streets and buildings . This is still a active dig site, so you never know what they...
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lauraherrmann
Jan 22, 2011

The Amphitheatre

The 20,000 capacity Amphitheatre in Pompeii is definately one of the must-see's during your visit. Standing in the middle of the arena, you can almost taste the blood and sweat of the competetors, and...
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Evenith666
Mar 25, 2010

The Amphitheatre and the Palestra

The big Amphitheatre is located is at the southwest corner of Pompeii next to the Palestra. You are not allowed inside the arena or the palestra, not when I was there anyway, which was a quite a drag....
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azz8206
Aug 25, 2009

Amphitheater

The oldest known amphitheater of the Romans, it was built between 80-70 BC and had a capacity of 20,000. Early in design, one can study it and later ones built during the Empre, and see the advances...
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roamer61
May 05, 2009

Anfiteatro

In the east side of the town there is the anfiteatro (in English, Amphitheater). It is th oldest and best preserved amphitheaters in the world. It was built in the 80B.C. by the duumvirs Caio Quinzio...
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Cristian_Uluru
Apr 18, 2009

The Arena

The earliest stone amphitheater was built in Pompeii about 70 BC and is oval in shape, with steeply tiered seats around the circumference. The soil excavated for the arena was banked to form the...
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mallyak
Aug 24, 2008

Amphitheatre

The amphitheatre at Pompeii is the earliest known permanent stone amphitheatre in Italy (and the rest of the Roman world). It was constructed after 70 BC, and belongs to the period of the Roman...
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Balam
Oct 23, 2007

the amphitheatre

pompeii's amphitheatre was built in 80 BC, the year that the romans took over the city. the amphitheatre could hold 20,000 spectators. the amphitheatre was used for sporting events, gladiatorial...
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doug48
Aug 01, 2006

Amphitheater...

This is considered to be the world's oldest known amphitheater. About the size of a modern football stadium, it had a seating capacity of 12,000 spectators. It was here in 59 A.D. that a riot broke...
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Dutch1980
Feb 05, 2006

Amphitheatre

Built in 80 BC, this is one of the oldest and best preserved amphitheaters in existence and held over 12,000 spectators. A velarium, or awning, was often spread over the stands to protect spectators...
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Willettsworld
Aug 02, 2005

pompeii ( The Amphitheatre )

The Amphitheatre 20.000 People could be seated in it's 3 tiers and would attend bloody shows performed by Gladiatores and wild animals. The pompeiiam Ampitheatre is classed as the oldest of all...
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orlandom
Jun 08, 2005
 
 
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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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