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Things to do in Pompei

Step back in time with a visit to the stunning Pompeii - the Roman city frozen in time by Mt. Vesuvius. A must-visit!

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Naples Underground is easy to reach by metro or bus and takes guests on an amazing underground tour of a city that's over 2400 years old! See the ancient aquaduct that's been providing the city with water for 23 centuries, an ancient theater, and more! You won't believe what's down there.
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The Catacombs of San Gennaro are a fascinating and perfectly preserved insight into thousands of years of Italian history. See the final resting place of Naples's patron saint and discover an intricately adorned tribute to Italy's dead.
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The National Archaeological Museum of Naples is home to one of the world’s finest collections of Greco-Roman artifacts. It's located in Naples at the Piazza Museo 19.
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The Galleria Borbonica, is an underground passage in Naples with a rich history. Built in 1853 by Ferdinand II of Bourbon, the passage was intended as a potential escape tunnel connecting the Royal Palace with the local military barracks. Since then, it's been used as an air-raid shelter by locals during World War II, and today serves as a popular destination for visitors looking to scratch below the surface of Naples – literally.
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Ercolano

Herculaneum

Step into life before the Vesuvius eruption with a visit to Herculaneum (Ercolano in Italian). This ancient Roman town lies in the shadows of Mount Vesuvius, and was once wealthier than Pompeii. Both towns were destroyed by volcanic flows in 79 AD. Pompeii is well-preserved but Herculaneum is even more so - the eruption preserved doors, bedding and even food here. This UNESCO World Heritage site allows you to explore several villas and taverns and examine the mosaics and frescoes preserved for centuries by the volcanic water, ash and debris.
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The San Lorenzo Maggiore Complex is a church that stands at the geographic center of Naples. Visitors can see the remains of an ancient Roman market beneath the church itself, wander the museum, and see the detailed frescoes on the ceilings of Chapter Hall.
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The Museum of the Treasure of San Gennaro explores the relationship between the people of Naples and their patron saint. Experience a unique collection of artistic works and authentic artifacts collected across seven centuries by popes, kings, famous Neapolitans, and ordinary people.
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Discover the wonders of Campania with a day trip from Naples
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Paestum

Paestum

Paestum is located south of Naples and is easy to reach with public transport, making for a great day (or half-day) trip from Naples. This Greco-Roman archaeological site is home to the remains of three ancient Greek temples and a museum. Founded as a Greek colony in the 6th century BC, Paestum still has defensive walls, a Roman forum, what's left of a Roman amphitheater and a collection of ancient tombs, all of which can be explored at your leisure!
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Aquarium
Deep-dive into marine biodiversity at the Aquarium of Naples
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The science museum Città della Scienza is located in Naples and makes for an excellent family day out exploring the natural world. It features Italy's most advanced 3D Planetarium.
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Hypogeum of the Crystallines is an ancient cemetery near Naples. The site dates back 2,300 years – before the Romans – to ancient Greeks who dubbed the city Neapolis (now modern-day Naples). Discovered in 1889 and now open to the public, visitors can explore the ancient tombs hidden under the city's streets. The site boasts burial chambers, ancient frescos, and Greek sculptures that look just as they did thousands of years ago.
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The Royal Palace of Naples is a symbol of royal power during the Bourbon monarchy (1734-1860), founded during the Spanish Viceroy period. Visitors can see the different rooms and get amazing views of the Gulf of Naples and Vesuvius from the outside. It's easy to reach on foot or with public transport.
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