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All reviews audio guide better condition smaller site amazing site unlike pompeii train station well worth the visit visit pompeii ticket office roman town mosaic floors couple of hours free map own pace the main street down the road archaeological site
We visited Pompeii 15 years ago. 5 years ago we came here. The visit 5 years ago is one of our top 3 travel memories in years of travel through 60 different countries. We arrived early, and as we entered, an older local gentleman who...More
There are so many contrasts between Pompei and Herculeum-the former is a city, the later is a small site. But I really felt like I stepped back in time to the deveststing day when the volcano erupted because life just stopped. You can see examples...More
Wish I could have seen both, but due to time constraints we picked Herculaneum. An easy walk from the Circumvesuviana train (which is quite an adventure in itself) with lots of restaurants along the way. We joined a tour group for about 30 euros a...More
Fascinating piece of history.Great place to take kids.Well preserved and managed.Not as big as Pompei and doesnt take so long to walk around.Greatcafe on site to buy hot or cold drinks.Students would enjoy it here and anyone who appreciates art and history.
Went in Nov 2018 and rented the audio guides (had to leave my ID as a deposit) and then descended to the port/former seaside.
It is stunning how much ground has been removed to reveal this town, and amazing to walk through the history.
Herculaneum is very compact area compared with Pompeii. It is in better condition than Pompeii. And there is more and better objects to see in relatively small area. You can cover the whole area in couple of hours. A good guide is recommended.
We came here for about 2 hours with our archeological guide, as part of a private 4 person tour. We arrived a little after 1pm and left a little after 3pm, right as a thunderstorm was rolling in (so, perfect timing). The crowds were SIGNIFICANTLY...More
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We got the train at 8.26, it was really easy. Five minutes walk downhill from the station to the site. No queue for tickets. You can pick up a guide there or do the audio guide - make sure they give you a map.