Pompeii

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.

Landmarks in the Area

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The House of the Faun, 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. Photo: Porsche997SBS, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The Temple of Apollo is a Roman temple built in 120 BC and dedicated to the Greek and Roman god…

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The Villa Poppaea is an ancient Roman seaside villa situated between and , in . is situated 4 km west of Pompeii. Photo: ho visto nina volare, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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

Localities in the Area

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Scafati is a city and comune in the , in the region of southern . is situated 2½ km east of Pompeii.

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Torre Annunziata is a city and comune in the Metropolitan City of Naples, region of in Italy. is situated 4 km west of Pompeii. Photo: Bboss, Public domain.

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Pompei is a city and comune in the Metropolitan City of Naples in Italy, home of the part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Photo: KingCrimson, Public domain.

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Boscoreale is an comune and town in the Metropolitan City of Naples, , with a population of 27,457 in 2011. is situated 3½ km northwest of Pompeii. Photo: Alexdevil, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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