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Visit Pompeii, Naples, Italy

 
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Distance from city center: 13.7mi
Anonymous's pictureby Anonymous History & Culture travel tip
added on the 2nd of December, 2011
While in Naples, you have to make sure that you visit Pompeii. It might be the most important Roman/Greek archeological site out there. Pompeii was buried during the eruption of Mt. Vesuvio in 79AD. Today it is excavated and visitors can enjoy being taken back 2000 years.

Plan a full day when you go, as this will really require some time.

Price:
11 Euros

Opening Hours:
9am to 5pm but they won't let you in after 3pm

How to get there:
Take the CircumVesuviana and get off at Pompeii, the archaeological site is just about 100 feet away. If you decide to take the train instead from Napoli Centrale, you will need to walk towards the church (main square of Pompei). Take a left right after reaching the main square. The entrance will be about 300m to your right.

On the web:
http://www.pompeiisites.org/index.jsp?idProgetto=5&idLinguaSito=2

 
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