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Scavi di Pompei

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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  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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

We were advised before going to wear good shoes not sandals due to.uneven surfaces and I'm glad we chosee to wear trainers as the site is huge and a lot of walking , We chose to go with a tour guide and I would advise...More

Thank charliefoxglove
Reviewed yesterday

We drove down from Rome for the day. Originally had not been sure if we would use one our days on this, but it was highly recommended - and rightly so. The complex is huge, there is so much to see. We tried to follow...More

Thank P-twink
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Pompeii is huge! We got there for opening time and spent most the day there be prepared to walk a lot- comfortable shoes are a must. Definitely visit the Villa of mysteries - it's worth the walk! Pompeii was interesting however the day after we...More

Thank ToriF1994
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a wonderful site. Several new houses have been opened up recently, one, the house of Vetti after seventeen years of closure. It is simply astonishing. the site exceeded all my expectations

Thank Nice-Nous
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our third time here. We used Gaetano Manfredi, recommended by Rick Steves, whom we had used before and whom we cannot recommend highly enough. He brings the place to life. We saw only places that had been opened since our last visit, and...More

Thank TorontoEh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited Pompeii with my husband and friends while visiting Rome from Canada in June. We went as part of a full-day tour from Rome in which we also visited the Amalfi coast. It was a long day of driving but well worth it. Because...More

2  Thank JOANNE M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Arrived at Pompeii after Mount Vesuvius. Parked at the first parking lot we saw at a restaurant for 10€ rather than spend time looking around. Had lunch then headed up the hill to the ruins, 13€ and €8 for an audio guide. The audio guide...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 days ago

The story of destruction of Pompeji by Mount Vesuvius is probably known to everyone. When you visit this place, you get a feeling for how their life must have been until that tragic moment. Many of the structures are well preserved and you can walk...More

Thank RennmausHamburg
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thinking we were going to get Vesuvius in same day we didn't realise the vastness the site. Get there early! We were there at 10 and the queues were crazy. And bring loads of suncream and water. There is not much shade when you get...More

Thank MADoyle26
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful excavation of a former city of Pompeii. Entrance fee is EUR 15 and includes a map. Be prepared for long lines at the cashier during summer months. You can also rent audio guides, or local tour guides can also be hired. Give yourself time...More

Thank Pezerella_2011
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Hi, We are staying in a hotel across from the ruins, Can anyone tell me if you are able to go out and back in the ruins or will you have to pay again? Thank you 🙂
9 June 2017|
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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.
Steve R
Are there toilets and refreshment facilities at the pompeii site?
22 May 2017|
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Response from zsazsazoomzoom | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes, but only at the entrance and its a BIG place with a lot of hills, stones, and walking. I would not go in the heat of the summer, it was hot enough in March. NO shade, no water, and no bathrooms until you get... More
Sid J
Hi are you allowed in with a bag to take your own picnic food and drink in ?
13 May 2017|
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Response from mercboy482 | Reviewed this property |
no problem taking in your own food,you will need both food and drink as you can spend half a day there as its very big