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This place is just jaw dropping to see these ruins it’s just amazing. Sad Wht has happened but glad to see what has been found as well it’s a absolute gem so much history and the tour guide was so good to have to explain...More
The construction of this avenue is amazing - using lava rocks as a base for the road. Allowing for drainage and the sheer size and width given the period it was constructed. The real deal - hard to believe one is walking where ancient Romans...More
Walk down this roughly hewn cobblestone "road" and get a real feeling for living in Pompeii. So much of Pompeii is still preserved it is eerie, I liked the street signs and how close the family dwellings were located. Vesuvius visible in the near distance...More
A great example of a Roman road - cobbled road, raised pavements, kerbstones, drainage, stepping stones for pedestrians and deeply rutted stones on the road where the iron wheels of carts had repeatedly travelled.
Also many splendid buildings along the Via Abbondanza - Casa del...More
This is probably the best example available today to understand how the old roman roads looked like in the past and it is full of such an amazing landmarks that it is difficult to describe how great it is
I am very impressed!
Underfloor heating, raised pavements and curb stones as well as a very real sense of timelessness.
The Via Abbondanza is eerie as one can so very easily imagine those who came before this present generation going about their daily routines.
Looking at the main street of Pompeii, closely, it is amazing that way back then they had drainage, curbing, paving (cobbles)and raised stepping stones, (people of the time could cross the street without stepping in rubbish). This place (Scavi Pompeii) is one of the most...More
I was on a tour and we walked the Main Street. You can see see the chariot marks in the stone. The level of preservation is amazing. And it’s much larger than anything you would expect. You can see what it was really like to...More
I found it interesting that the fountains and the water lines were so well preserved. I had no idea that the Romans were so ingenious that they could lay such small pipes and bring fresh water to their homes.