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Pompeii

Pompeii

One of the most famous and most historic cities in Italy deservedly called Pompeii. More than two thousand years ago, this city was buried under a thick layer of ash, which was formed by a volcanic eruption Vizuvy. Along with Pompeii was destroyed several nearby cities: Stabiae, Herculaneum and Oktavianum.
 
 

In the 18th century began the excavation of this unique place. Today, there is a rare opportunity to learn how people lived nearly two thousand years ago! In Pompeii, tourists can explore the preserved blocks of houses, defensive walls, cemeteries, gates, sculptures, two forums, temples, theaters, an amphitheater and more.
 
 

To get to the city of Pompeii best from Naples, from where commuter trains and buses. 

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