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Porta Marina Superiore (Via Villa dei Misteri) | Piazza Immacolata, Piazza Porta Marina inf., 80045 Pompeii, Italy
+39 081 536 5154
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Home of the world's most famous volcanic disaster when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D., Pompeii is now a significant archeological site that provides an amazing glimpse into the daily life of an average Roman town over two thousand years ago.
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Porta Marina Superiore (Via Villa dei Misteri) | Piazza Immacolata, Piazza Porta Marina inf., 80045 Pompeii, Italy
+39 081 536 5154
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Pompei is a fascinating place to visit, but a very interesting site risks being demeaned by some of the more aggressive tourist traps surrounding it. For a hassle free enjoyable trip I would suggest planning your visit around lunch at Zi' Caterina which is on...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was very impressed with Pompeii how privileged we are to see a whole city almost preserved perfectly after 2000 years a must for anyone with an interest in ancient history I strongly suggest watching some documentaries before hand the tour guide I had was...More

1  Thank Drew B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Pompei is well worth a visit. Be aware though the site is vast, in fact larger than I anticipated. We bought our entrance tickets from a small tourist booth just outside the railway station. It is 3 euros more per ticket BUT by doing this...More

Thank Scara100
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Could be better. Sounds and music are a bit cheesy. It would have been much more interesting to listen to our guide if we were able to hear her. Not there yet!

Thank eranyc
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is one of those places one has to visit just to be able to say I've been there. It's a very large area with ruins of houses and official buildings as well as gardens and an amphitheatre. It shows how advanced the urban designers...More

Thank rsh100
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent a hot and dusty morning at the ruins, which were far more extensive and indeed higher than we expected. So much so that even with a guide we saw only a fraction and missed seeing the largest number of body casts in the...More

Thank AndyWestender
Reviewed 2 days ago

Pompeii itself is fascinating, hot as hell in the summer so be prepared and the line--just astonishing lack of organization by the Italian authorities: one person selling tickets. One. In a non-shaded area. Even if you pre-buy tickets you must wait in this long line,...More

Thank shakti60
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the attraction without a guide but it was still very enjoyable. The site is pretty well preserved, think of it as a T-Rex pieced back together. I enjoyed the historic paintings which I assumed were the originals. The surrounding area is extremely tourist-y...More

Thank Kay1778
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came here with friends to see these amazing ruins. After waiting in a line for one hour, the cashier had no change/coins for the 13€ entry fee it costs, so we had to leave them a few Euros. In addition when we asked for...More

Thank Claudito-Basel
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great trip out to Pompeii after having read all the reviews in tripadvisor we were apprehensive of our visit. Arriving from sorrento we caught the train at only 2.40 euros the train was prompt and easy to work out where to go. When arriving at...More

1  Thank Shanebecjoe
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David V
20 July 2017|
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Response from SVDivvaakar | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any signs that said 'no dogs/ pets allowed. Also I just checked a few posts saying pets are allowed. So I guess you could. Best luck
Bonnie R
29 June 2017|
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Response from RennmausHamburg | Reviewed this property |
Definitely Pompeii. We did not use a tour as we arrived later in the afternoon and simply looked around on our own and took pictures. We received a map at the entrance and had particular destinations in mind that we wanted... More
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Response from Dan M | Reviewed this property |
I decided after I was in the ruins to leave and come back. I asked for a wristband before I left and one was provided without hassle.