Best Things To Do in Pompeii, Italy

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Tourist Attractions in Pompeii

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Pompeii that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 132 Things To Do in Pompeii
    - Used in 3941 itineraries
    The Amphitheatre

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Monument, Theatre

    Address: Ancient Pompeii, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania, Italy

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    How special can an amphitheatre be? Let’s leave aside the whole bit where it was preserved through two millennia under the ashes of one of history’s most important volcanic eruption. This ...Read more

  2. #2 of 132 Things To Do in Pompeii
    - Used in 5120 itineraries
    Garden Of The Fugitives

    Tags: Walking Area, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Memorial

    Address: Ancient Pompeii, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania, Italy

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    This is one of the most moving of Pompeii’s sites. The garden is suspected to have been a summer dining area. At the time of the eruption, there were thirteen people here, and none of them escap...Read more

  3. #3 of 132 Things To Do in Pompeii
    - Used in 5438 itineraries
    Sanctuary Of The Madonna Of The Rosary

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture , Arts And Crafts

    Address: Piazza Bartolo Longo, 1, 80045 Pompei Napoli, Italy

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Though only a hundred years old, the church has quickly shrouded itself in legend using one of the more traditional routes – stories of miracles among the worshippers and pilgrims who’ve v...Read more

  4. #4 of 132 Things To Do in Pompeii
    - Used in 1537 itineraries
    Villa Dei Misteri

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Architecture , Tomb

    Address: Ancient Pompeii, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania, Italy

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    400 metres north of Pompeii, just on the outskirts, is a suburban villa that was owned by God-knows-who. That’s the case for most houses in Pompeii, but the villa does stand out for a few reason...Read more

  5. #5 of 132 Things To Do in Pompeii
    - Used in 617 itineraries
    House Of The Faun

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Memorial, Architecture

    Address: Ancient Pompeii, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania, Italy

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    This elegant dwelling belonged to the nephew of Sulla (a man of considerable political cloud in the city). With a primary Tuscan atrium and a secondary Hellenistic one, it once also housed a mosaic th...Read more

  6. #6 of 132 Things To Do in Pompeii
    - Used in 576 itineraries
    The Forum Baths

    Tags: Art And Culture, Walking Area, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    Address: Ancient Pompeii, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania, Italy

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    Though they were the smallest of the baths in Pompeii, they are also the most impressive. The establishment was divided into four parts: the cold baths, the tepid baths, the hot baths and the exercise...Read more

  7. #7 of 132 Things To Do in Pompeii
    - Used in 453 itineraries
    Temple Of Apollo

    Tags: Arena, Walking Area, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    Address: Ancient Pompeii, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania, Italy

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    This is probably THE most famous leftover (archaeologically at least) of Pompeii. It was built about six centuries before it was destroyed. It’s rectangular structure has been decorated with abo...Read more

  8. #8 of 132 Things To Do in Pompeii
    - Used in 327 itineraries
    House Of The Vettii

    Tags: Art Gallery, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Statue

    Address: Ancient Pompeii, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania, Italy

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    This house provides one of the best records of how the upper class in Pompeii lived. A rich fusion of architecture, nature, painting and sculpture, the house is highly evocative of the charm it must h...Read more

  9. #9 of 132 Things To Do in Pompeii
    - Used in 352 itineraries
    House Of The Ancient Hunt

    Tags: Art And Culture, Garden, Walking Area, Ancient Ruin

    Address: Ancient Pompeii, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania, Italy

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    The house, which is intricately covered in mosaics, also takes its name from them, one of which depicts a hunting scene of a wild board being hunted by a pack of dogs. It’s also famous for it&rs...Read more

  10. #10 of 132 Things To Do in Pompeii
    - Used in 310 itineraries
    House Of The Tragic Poet

    Tags: Art And Culture, Walking Area, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    Address: Ancient Pompeii, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania, Italy

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    Finely decorated and luxurious, this was clearly the house of someone well to do. There are workshops next to the house that suggest that the person living here was a merchant. The house takes its nam...Read more

  11. #11 of 132 Things To Do in Pompeii
    Sanctuary Of The Madonna Of The Rosary

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Piazza Bartolo Longo, 16, 80045 Pompei NA, Italy

    Sanctuary of the Madonna of the Rosary is a Marian Pontifical shrine and a catholic church commissioned by an Italian lawyer Bartolo Longo in the beginning of 20th century. The total area of the site ...Read more

  12. #12 of 132 Things To Do in Pompeii
    - Used in 1242 itineraries
    Ancona

    Address: Province of Ancona, Italy

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Ancona is a city situated along the Adriatic coast and is famous for sea beaches like the Passetto Beach. It is the capital of Marche region. It is a city of many attractions like the hilltop cathedra...Read more

  13. #13 of 132 Things To Do in Pompeii
    - Used in 1 itinerary
    Lupanare - Excavations

    Tags: Historical Site

    Address: Via Villa dei Misteri, 2, 80045 Pompei NA, Italy

    Lupanare was a famous brothel in the ancient roman, ruined city of Pompeii. One can still see the frescoes that portray the history of the site. The excavations show the ancient mosaic of the building...Read more

  14. #14 of 132 Things To Do in Pompeii
    - Used in 1 itinerary
    Casa Del Fauno

    Tags: Statue

    Address: TOLINS Holidays, Chinnakanal PO, Muttukadu, Munnar, 685612

    Casa Del Fauno is a home of Roman times and is one of the most enormous houses in the city with an area of 3,000 square meters. It was built during the 2nd century B.C. The passage to the house is fea...Read more

  15. #15 of 132 Things To Do in Pompeii
    - Used in 3 itineraries
    Villa Dei Misteri

    Tags: Historical Site, Heritage Building

    Address: Via Villa dei Misteri, 2, 80045 Pompei NA, Italy

    A world heritage site that defies nature is what the Villa Dei Misteri is. The place has a remarkable history, according to which it was buried under the magma when Mt. Vesuvious erupted in 79 AD, and...Read more

Activities And Tours

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