A guide to a do-it-yourself Tour, plus the best guided tours of Pompeii, Italy

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Vesuvius from Pompeii, Italy

Vesuvius from Pompeii, Italy : Pompeii was an ancient Roman town in Italy. The city Pompeii was mostly destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m to 20 ft) of volcanic ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.

Ruins of Pompeii, Italy~~Walking these streets is an amazing step back in time; you can see the volcano over the water...eeeeery.

Ruins of Pompeii, Italy. The city of Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the comune of Pompei. One of the most memorable places I've ever been.

12 tips for visiting Pompeii

12 tips for visiting Pompeii (plus how to get to the top of Mount Vesuvius) - Helen on her holidays

Pompeii.  The bird's-eye view is nice.

A paper, wood and plaster scale model of Pompeii by the archaeologist Giuseppe Fiorelli between 1861 and This had to be a real scare?

Pompeii Roman Ruins At Sunset by Boxing Clever's Visual Forum, via Flickr

Roman Ruins in Pompeii, Italy Pompeii Roman Ruins At Sunset by Boxing Clever’s . Province of Naples , Campania region Italy

Fullery of Stephanus on the Via del Abbondante, Pompeii. Fulleries were an important business in ancient Pompeii.  Fullers processed, dyed, and washed cloth.

*POMPEII, ITALY ~ Fullery of Stephanus on the Via del Abbondante, Pompeii. Fulleries were an important business in ancient Pompeii. Fullers processed, dyed, and washed cloth.

Mount Vesuvius erupting at the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum // 79 CE // "Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum" exhibit, 2013 // British Museum // #archaeology                                                                                                                                                     More

People like us: An incredible insight into the Romans who died in Pompeii's horror

Mount Vesuvius erupting at the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum // 79 CE // "Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum" exhibit, 2013 // British Museum //

Pompeii~  A couple of years back, I went to a traveling museum exhibit of artifacts from Pompeii; casts like these were among them. Absolutely haunting.

10 Most Amazing Lost Cities

In the year 79 AD, Italy& Mt. Vesuvius erupted with superheated ash that rained fiery death on several Roman cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii, which was buried in a thick layer of broiling ash in a matter of seconds.

Baia underwater Pompeii Naples, province of Naples, Campania region Italy

Dive at baia underwater Pompeii Naples, province of Naples, Campania region Italy

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