Pompeii Things to Do

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  • 1. Forum - Foro

    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 Roman Settlement. Here in Pompeii, the Roman Forum is...

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  • 2. Temple of Apollo

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    The central stairs of the Temple of Apollo rise between the middle front pillars (no longer here). Before this stands an altar .Onliy two pillars are standing as are parts of the body of the building....

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  • 3. Casa del Fauno

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    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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  • 4. 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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  • 5. Streets

    There are lots of interesting details to see in Pompeii; One of them is the ingenious solution used to cross the roads, in rainy days. Looking at the sizes of those rocks, we have to ask: Did the...

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  • 6. Amphitheater

    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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  • 7. Grand Theater

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    I was somewhat disappointed with the visit of the great theatre: All Pompeii references mention the good condition of the remains found during the site's recuperation. Having seen many Roman and Greek...

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  • 8. Villa dei Misteri

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    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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  • 9. Lupanar

    part two of my tips with more pictures the most visited and the longest waiting time to enter inside the small house in Pompeii is the infamous lupanar (brothel)! literally the crowds cram along the...

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  • 10. Basilica

    The Basilica is situated in the square practically in front of the railway station in Pompeii. The secondary entrance in the area of the excavation is on the left, about 500 meters far from here. The...

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  • 11. Casa dei Ceii

    final part of my tips with more pictures around the Villa of Ceii since we are touring Pompeii for a half day, we only had a few attractions to see and one of them is the Casa Dei Ceii, located along...

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  • 12. Thermopolium

    The purpose of these commonly seen circular receptacles is often mistaken for a function we associated with toilet paper. Not so. They once held containers of wine (called dolia) or hot meals in the...

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  • 13. Bakery

    Via Stabiana is not only a major street of Pompeii but it is where many of the arstisanal shops, the bakeshops, Pistrinum di Modesto (the wheat granary) and many other stores are located and you can...

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  • 14. Forum Baths

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    The Forum Baths in Pompeii are among the best preserved roman baths in the world. Situated just north of the forum, these Baths are the oldest in Pompeii. As with many bath houses, there are seperate...

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  • 15. Odeion - Small Theater

    just after the Quadriportico and the Large Theater and beside the Via Stabiana Road is the Odeon Theater. This smaller theater could hold up to 1,000 spectators and designed in Greco roman style and...

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  • 16. Domus Pompeiana - Houses

    Pompeii has many houses (domus) that are fascinating to explore. Some of them are very large and well preserved with re-created roofs, gardens, original mosaics and wall paintings. They are creatively...

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  • 17. Baths - Thermae

    Pompeians were squeaky clean, no doubt about it. There were multiple public baths in Pompeii and a good ol' soak was part of the daily routine. It was a bit of a ritual involving exercise, warm soak,...

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  • 18. 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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  • 19. Guides - Info

    Some reading/research in advance is highly recommended so you have a good idea what you'll be looking at and where the visitor's services are. Here's a very good site with lots of good information on...

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  • 20. Frescoes

    The people of Pompeii decorated the interior walls of their homes with colorful frescos much like we do with paint, wallpaper and artwork, In the late 19th century, German archeologist August Mau...

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  • 21. Macellum

    The Macelum in Pompeii is an excellent example of a Roman fish market. The circular area would have had a domed roof which would have had a hole in the top of it to allow the smell of the fish to...

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  • 22. Palestra

    The Palaestra is the area that would be used for practising things such as boxing and wrestling. The Pompeiian Palaestra is located next to the Amphitheatre, and was built sometime in the Augustan...

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  • 23. Casa dei Vetti

    Owned by the brothers Aulus Vettius Restitutus and Aulus Vettius Conviva, the House of the Vettii is a good example of Pompeiian wealth. The large house has many distinguishing features including its...

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  • 24. Via dell'Abbondanza

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    part two of my tips with more pictures around. Via dell'Abbondanza (The Decumanus Maximus) is one of the major streets of Pompeii and at intersects the Via Stabia (Cardio Maximus). this street has...

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  • 25. Porta Marina

    Piazza Porto Marina is the drop off point of the walking tours of Pompeii as the ticket and entrance and even the exit is located along this plaza. the Plaza is a roundabout of which besides the...

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