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Herculaneum

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Herculaneum History, traditions and daily life

Herculaneum, together with Pompeii and Oplontis, is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site and perfect testimony of life in a typical Roman city. Founded according to legend by Hercules, it was buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Herculaneum attracts a great many visitors every year to its succession of streets, villas, shops, spa buildings and places of worship. A place of memory that preserves a priceless cultural heritage, an example of a historical period characterized by its lifestyle and its daily life.

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Guided Tours
Visitors can book guided tours.
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Physical Disabilities
Entirely or partially accessible to people with disabilities and other challenged persons.
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Shop
There is a bookshop for visitor purchases.
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Refreshments
There is a refreshment area for visitors.
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There is an Information Desk, which is always open to the public during visiting hours.
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Audio Guides
Audio guides are available for visitors.
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Herculaneum

80056 Ercolano, Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy

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