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This part of the ruins has some of the best artefacts on the whole site. Best of which is the Alexander The Great Mosaic (albeit a replica - see the Naples Museum for the original). A must see if in Pompei.
This is one of the best known and largest houses in Pompeii that you can visit. It is known for this tiny little statue of the faun. There are some well preserved walls and floors in this house and helps to understand how a wealthier...More
This house is great to get an idea of how one of the more affluent residents lived back then. The little statue is well preserved and would have been the pride and joy of the house hold I am sure. The whole town is an...More
One of the largest houses on site and famous for the statue of the Faun (which is actually quite small) and the fabulous mosaics. Clear to see that the family who lived here back in 79AD had quite a life of luxury and again a...More
You will see a copy of the statue as the real one is in the Naples Museum. This house is large and grand with fantastic mosaics (the original Alexander the Great mosaic is in the Naples museum). The copy is not very accurate, laid on...More
Even though most of the original artwork and sculptures have been relocated to the National Archaeological Museum in Naples, the House of the Faun is still stunning.
You are welcomed into the house with the Latin greeting 'HAVE' in mosaic on the floor at the...More
I took a tour of Pompeii. This is the biggest house. The person had to have quite the life back before the volcano buried everything. The whole city is nice and way bigger than I expected. And this is a great part of it.