Pompeii is in , Italy, not far from . Its major attraction is the ruined ancient Roman city of the same name, which was engulfed by Mt. in AD 79. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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The , built during the 2nd century BC, was one of the largest and most impressive private residences in Pompeii, Italy, and housed many great pieces of art. Photo: Porsche997SBS, 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…

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The , Capitolium, or Temple of the Capitoline Triad, was a temple in Roman Pompeii, at the north end of its forum. Photo: Mentnafunangann, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a Roman temple dedicated to the Egyptian goddess Isis. Photo: Mentnafunangann, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a commune in , in the region of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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

is situated 4 km east of Pompeii. Photo: Liberotag73, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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