The Lupanar of Pompeii is the most famous brothel in the ruined Roman city of . It is of particular interest for the erotic paintings on its walls. Lupanar is Latin for "brothel". The Pompeii lupanar is also known as Lupanare Grande.

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The , built during the 2nd century BC, was one of the largest and most impressive private residences in , Italy, and housed many great pieces of art. is situated 230 metres northwest of Lupanar. Photo: Porsche997SBS, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The was located on the Forum and as the provision market of was one of the focal points of the ancient city. is situated 140 metres west of Lupanar. Photo: Mentnafunangann, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The is a Roman temple built in 120 BC and dedicated to the Greek and Roman god… is situated 230 metres southwest of Lupanar.

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is in , Italy, not far from . Photo: Heinz-Josef Lücking, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

is a city and comune in the Metropolitan City of Naples in Italy, home of the part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Photo: Colin W, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 2 km southwest of Lupanar. Photo: Paskwiki, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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