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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

If you’re a Pink Floyd can, you’ll be in awe of this incredibly well preserved amphitheatre as they played to no audience here in 1972. This aside, it’s a fantastic archaeological site, as is the rest of Pompeii. My only criticism would be that there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This was definitely a bucket list excursion! So much history and ruins to explore. We were only there for a couple of hours but if we hired a guide it would have enhanced our visit. It still was amazing! There were still paint color on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

The Anfiteatro is fantastic and one of the largest Anfiteatro in all historical italy. It’s self was worth the entrance fee. Don’t miss it, even that is quite far from the main entrance.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Magnusigbg
Reviewed 15 August 2018

As you come through the main entrance this is the first large structure you will see and being inside it takes you back to all the films you have ever seen involving chariot races and gladiators. Simply amazing

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bmpaddy
Reviewed 23 July 2018

i think the photo will explain everything. it is an amazing structure that wonderfully still standing today. it is older than the colosseum.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

This amphitheatre is the oldest in the Roman world. It could hold up to 20,000 spectators. Watch out for the fresco paintings of gladiators.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lois G
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

One of my favourite buildings in Pompeii and so impressive. Amazing how much is still standing and I like the fact viewing is restricted to just the central arena. Much better than having people trample all over the seating areas. It’s a large structure and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MalcH
Reviewed 18 May 2018

This was the first building we saw as we entered the site. It is like walking into a newly finished building. This amphitheatre was finished 150 years before the Colosseum in Rome and seats 20,000 people. Amazing.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mzee-Iain
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Lovely to see and walk in/under/around. This gives you an idea of the scale of entertainment in everyday Pompeii. So glad I have seen this

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RenateV169
Reviewed 30 March 2018

I was worried as we walked towards it that you couldn't get inside, but was thrilled to find the tunnel open to visitors. It was a fantastic experience to stand on the gladiator field and look around the amphitheatre, which is incredibly well preserved. You...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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