Pompeii and herculaneum
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Pompeii gets all the attention, but the Herculaneum ruins make for a much better visitor experience. Here's why you should head here instead!
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If you can't decide between Pompeii vs Herculaneum, here are all the factors you can use to decide which is best for YOUR trip!
The minor Roman deity Priapus was cursed with outsized genitalia, but a fresco of him at Pompeii may shed light on a more widespread problem among Roman men.
See Robert Polidori’s photographs of Pompeii and Oplontis, part of a lifelong project to explore memories beneath the surfaces
Herculaneum may be lesser known than its famous neighbour, but visiting Herculaneum is a great alternative to Pompeii. So should you visit Herculaneum or Pompeii? Herculaneum is smaller, with fewer crowds and some would say that
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The ancient Roman towns of Ostia Antica and Herculaneum are great alternatives to Pompeii for visiting Roman ruins in Italy.
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The Villa dei Misteri (Villa of Mysteries) in Pompeii, Italy is now open to the public after one of many government restoration projects ordered by the EU.
Fast-moving lava hit the citizens of Pompei quickly. They were enveloped by the flow, which quickly cooled and hardened. As it did, the bodies of those who fell victim to this historic catastrophe inevitably decomposed, leaving cavities in the now newly-formed rock. Pouring plaster into these cavities produced some rather compelling statues of the victims. Arguably the most authentic form of art you can find. Certainly the most tragic.
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In 79 CE, volcanic Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried Pompeii, Italy. Hidden from the world beneath pumice and ash, it was all but forgotten for ...
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