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House of the Vettii

Vicolo dei Vetti, Pompeii, Italy
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“middle class” (2 reviews)
“main entrance” (2 reviews)
“frescoes” (9 reviews)
Vicolo dei Vetti, Pompeii, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This house was the property of wealthy fisherman. He showed his wealth and pride in several explicit paintings that made the house famous. Worth a detour.

Thank claude_monnier
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yet more reviews of Pompeii and it's ruins. If you go to Pompeii, this is literally all you can do. Best read up on your Roman history before you visit.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The house is frozen in time when the residents lost their village and lives in the eruption of Mt Vesuvius in 79 AD. The town is forever kept frozen in time. The ruined building are a glimpse into their lives.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You really should visit this house if you are in Pompeii. The wall friezes are so well preserved and are amazing to see.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it will take you back in time and just imaging how beautiful it was during that time. as other places in pompie this can be crowded as well.

Thank rosievil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the better preserved house of the middle class go early to avoid crowds to appreciate at its best

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This house shows us it was not only aristocracy's privilege to live in prime addresses. It has some of the best frescoes (along with Mystery house) and even the original marble inside. The patio garden is replanted so it gives a good impression of these...More

Thank B1714D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is unbelievable to see how this has been preserved! the wall coverings are stunning! the Italians were so advanced for the times it really is mind-blowing. this house transports you back in time and its easy to see how luxurious this will have been!...More

Thank Lux_travel_chick
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

It was like eavesdropping on another time when life was so different and going to your bedroom was just to sleep because it only had a bed. Hard to believe this was how the rich lived

Thank wasntme58
Reviewed 11 August 2017

One of the highlights of my trip to Pompeii, this house has an amazing garden and wonderful mosaics. It clearly shows you how the elite lived in ancient Pompeii. This really is a must-see when you visit the scavi di Pompeii, and it's only a...More

Thank Joe O
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