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Pompei

Overview

Pompeii a journey back in time

The rediscovered ancient city. A unique heritage of history and culture anywhere in the world.

Forming a UNESCO World Heritage Site together with Herculaneum and Oplontis, Pompeii is one the most visited museum sites in Italy and attracts huge numbers of tourists every year. It is a unique place ensuring an incomparable experience for visitors. There are nine "Regio" i.e. the nine areas that can be visited in this ancient city, divided between ancient streets and alleys, amphitheatres and the evocative necropolis, as well as villas, homes, temples and public and recreational buildings. This important archaeological site was buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. It is a step back in time ensuring in-depth testimony of Roman history. A visit to the Pompeii Archaeological Area can also take in visits to Boscoreale, Oplontis, Stabiae, Longola, Castello di Lettere, Villa Sora, Polverificio Borbonico and Reggia di Quisisana.