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Scavi Archeologici di Ercolano

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A different view of 79AD

As advertised this site is more well preserved due to how it was completely buried on that fateful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mitchtrix
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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A different view of the Vesuvian eruption

A must see if you get to Naples, either do a day trip, but much better to stay in Ercolano and take... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Craig S
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As advertised this site is more well preserved due to how it was completely buried on that fateful day. The art on show really gives you an idea of how life was back in its Roman days. Enough information as you walked around to give...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lady working in the ticket office at the back entrance is one of the most rude person I have met in Italy. I do understand why she is working at the back, but please get rid of her all together. If some one says...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see if you get to Naples, either do a day trip, but much better to stay in Ercolano and take your time and enjoy the wonderful cafes in Ercalano. It is amazing when you get into the ruins and look around at what...More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here and did a private tour what a beautiful experience we had such a great time in the sense of history is amazing. Definitely worth stopping at the local guides are very knowledgeable and everyone take so much pride in their history we had...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Why Herculaneum is worth a visit: - Many buildings are more intact (several storeys still standing) than in Pompei, so you get a nice impression how it must have been to actually walk within this village of rather wealthy roman residents - the preserved wooden...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Herculaneum after Pompeii and the ruins are fantastic. It's amazing what has survived. The paintings and structures are in incredible condition. Unfortunately like the tourism aspect of the site is poorly managed. Little printed information is available and I believe this is to...More

Thank Pip K
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We used the Tramvia shuttle transfer to Herculaneum and then used the Circumvesuviana to travel on to Oplontis. Herculaneum is much smaller and more manageable than Pompeii. We stayed for a little over 2 hours and saw everything in that time. Due to the way...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We visited Ercolano in September and while it was somewhat impressive on the way in, I was disappointed with it on the whole. Now, I say this because I had visited Pompei about 15 years ago & still had that awe inspiring feeling, from the...More

Thank Colleen-Jim
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We visited Ercolano on a rainy day 1st October. 11 Eur entrance fee would be ok if you get anything for that...but we did not get any guidance. They ran out of English paper guides! Really? In 2018...anyway, as there are no information written on...More

Thank Kertész Z
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

To be able to walk around the ruins is so awe inspiring to be able to stand in the footsteps of our ancestors makes you heart stop for a second . What were they thinking during the eruption of 78 AD . A place everyone...More

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johny114
6 February 2017|
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Response from Patricia B | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid Trip Advisor does not allow me to send the link to the website but it is called Ticketone and you can buy your ticket online for 20 euro for entrance to the following sites: Pompei, Ercolano, Oplonti, Stabia e il... More
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Fun2have
3 January 2015|
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Response from Mario P | Reviewed this property |
That's a tough question! However, because Herculaneum is much more contained (smaller) I would choose that over Pompeii. But, because Pompeii is larger, there you would get the chance of seeing an amphitheater which... More
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