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The largest baths of Ancient Pompeii
| Pompei Antica, Pompeii, Italy
+39 081 857 5111
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was very interesting to go through to see the Roman baths and how the male and female areas differed.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

So well preserved could well be a decadent modern spa . Tub and heated tub and when tour parties leave could imagine being in a luxury hotel!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 147ChrisB
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Adjacent to the Forum, this is a splendid example of Roman baths at their best. Divided into male and female sections, the tepidarium and caldarium in the male section are the most impressive parts with splendid frescoes and statues of figures holding up the ceiling.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

The preservation of this area is amazing. And it is a wonder to see the architecture from so long ago. This is a must do if you like history. The bathing buildings are great. And seeing they had separate ones for men and women shows...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

The Roman ingenuity to create this amazing peace of engineering more than 2000 years ago, baffles me. And to have the chance to have them so well preserved as it has been found in Pompei a great bonus. Incredibly interesting

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed 24 February 2018

The public baths with its skylights, mosaics and statuary were superb. The highlight was seeing the ornate frescoes and the figurines holding up the ceiling.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 22 December 2017

all of Pompeii is amazing but areas such as these have such significance and anything to do with bathing was so important in that time period, in amazing condition for the age.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Dave1018
Reviewed 20 December 2017

This was a very large bath house as I guess it had to be to accommodate all the people in the city. The markings on the walls and ceiling that have been restore give you a glimpse into what it must have been like those...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Richard F
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

The ancient bathhouse is incredibly well preserved, given the damage sustained by the city. The rooms have water piping and are divided into hot, cold, and steam rooms. There was even a sauna. No detail was overlooked; even the ceiling of the sauna was designed...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Christine S
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Don't skip these baths! You get a really good impression of this very important aspect of Roman daily life. It looks like you can fold up your cloths, put them in a pigeonhole and take a bath.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
PS, if you don't have time to take taxi to train station and then wait for train, you can take taxi direct to Pompeii. It will take about 20 minutes. About 65 euros but you could split that with another person with you.