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.

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?

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 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

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.

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.

Dive in History: scuba diving the underwater Pompeii in Pozzuoli aka Baia Underwater Archeological Park - World Adventure Divers - Read the full story on https://worldadventuredivers.com/2014/08/05/underwater-pompeii-pozzuoli-italy/ http://www.deepbluediving.org/cressi-giotto-dive-computer-review/

Dive in history: underwater Pompeii in Pozzuoli, Italy

Dive in History: scuba diving the underwater Pompeii in Pozzuoli aka Baia Underwater Archeological Park - World Adventure Divers - Read the full story on

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