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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
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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
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Temple of Vespasian Tips (12)

Special Construction

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 which...
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FruitLover
May 28, 2011

Temple to Vespasian

This Temple is odd as it is not dedicated to a God or Goddess, but to the Emperor Vespasian. It was comman in ancient Rome for each town to dedicate a temple to the current Emperor, and here offerings...
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Evenith666
Jan 17, 2010

Temple of Vespasian

Another small temple was this structure dating to the Julio-Claudian Period. The most notable feature of this temple is a white marble altar with a wonderful freize on it. Some speculate it features...
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roamer61
May 06, 2009

Tempio di Vespasiano

The Tempio di Vespasiano (in English, Temple of Vespasian) was the temple of imperial cult. The structure that you can see goes up to the epoch post earthquake (62 A.D.). To the center of the...
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Cristian_Uluru
Feb 08, 2009

Tempio di Vespiano

This is number 9 on the Pompeii map you can get at the entrance. Its located right along the main forum. While this temple is not as awe inspiring as the Temple of Apollo it is unique in that it was...
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wilocrek
Mar 15, 2008

Temple to the Genius of Vespasian

This temple was still under construction at the time of the eruption. The beautiful central alter is decorated with reliefs on the sides . The side facing the Forum Plaza represents a sacrifice scene,...
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Balam
Oct 23, 2007

altar of the temple of vespasian

pictured is an altar in the temple of vespasian. the temple was erected in 62AD just after the earthquake to the genius of vespasian. this marble altar is decorated with a sculpture of a bull being...
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doug48
Aug 01, 2006

Tempio Di Vespasiano

This temple was built after the earthquake of 62 A.D. as a place of worship for the cult of the emperor and has a fa?ade projecting slightly further out than the building of Eumachia. A central door...
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orlandom
Feb 21, 2006

The Temple of Vaspian.

The temple altar is at the center. The raised area toward the rear was likely constructed to house the statue of the deity for which the temple was named. The carvings may represent the ceremonies and...
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ruki
Oct 02, 2005

The Altar

I found it very interesting how parts of Pompei were completely lost and other parts are very well preserved. Wondering around this beautiful site, you will find parts that look just like they need a...
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Beograd
Dec 15, 2004

Temple of Vespasian

Vespasian was emperor of Rome from 69 till his death in 79 AD, juuusst in time for someone else to deal with Vesuvius erupting. His son was Titus of Roman Forum fame. He had the unlucky title of being...
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Jmill42
Mar 12, 2004

The temple of Vespasian

The temple of Vespasian is situated just next to the building of Eumachia. Its facade was made of brick. Outsde the temple, in the courtyard, there is a marble decorated altar.The front side of the...
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mardaska
Nov 24, 2003
 
 
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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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