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| Approximately Two Blocks East of The Forum at The Intersection of Vico del Lupanare and Vico del Balcone Pensile, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before visiting Pompeii we'd heard a lot about the famed brothel and that it was a highlight of the city. We were not all that impressed. First, one of the streets leading to it was blocked off and we weren't allowed to approach the entrance,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SnowyShasta
Reviewed 20 October 2018

"The Grim Reality of Pompeii Sex Workers" was an article I read the night before I visited Pompeii on 18th October this year. The article (published December 2017) - extracts below - made the experience of visiting this particular building sobering. The conditions in which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank RagingHistorically
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Not worth waiting for in the hot sun. No time to absorb any real information, no flash photography rushed in and out.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank df0ster10
Reviewed 25 September 2018

I was not interested in line up to see a brothel.. but if you get in the street you are forced to get inside in order to continue the visit...

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Cosmopolitan633366
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

This is one of the places to visit in Pompeii, it was crowded at the entrance. Some erotic paintings inside and small room for the action. Pompeii has 12000 habitants and 20 brothel.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Magnusigbg
Reviewed 5 September 2018

The brothel in Pompeii is not to be missed, if you go early morning you will not have to que to see, the stone beds, and the fresco's around the top, Many are disappointed I was not. Pompeii can be very hot but the buildings...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank 181sandie
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The first thing i noticed was the carriage wheel ruts in the cobblestone streets were deeper in front of this establishment that other places in Pompeii. Apparently there were more Lupanar than markets - not surprising for a port city. Be sure to see it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BigDognMilton
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is interesting place but shockingly tiny for the services they offered. You do not get much time to look around either. You are ushered through quite quickly. Which was a little disappointing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The schoolboy in me was tempted by this building - the reality was less than titillating. First of all getting here - you follow your map only to find that the street you want to go down is blocked off and once inside you cannot...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Bmpaddy
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Brothels existed forever and this one in Pompeii is worth walking through just to see the paintings still visible on the walls. Bed bases of rock still there too... ouch

Date of experience: June 2018
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