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Welcome to Pompeii, one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world! This ancient city was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, and the ruins of the city have been preserved for centuries. As you explore the site, you will be able to see the remains of buildings, streets, and other artifacts from the time of the eruption.

Your ticket grants you access to the entire site, including the Forum, the amphitheater, and the baths. You can also visit the House of the Faun, the Temple of Apollo, and the House of the Vettii. As you explore the site, you will be able to learn more about the lives of the people who lived in Pompeii before the eruption.

The ticket also includes access to the museum, where you can learn more about the history of Pompeii and the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. The museum also contains artifacts from the city, including pottery, jewelry, and coins.

Your ticket also includes access to the excavations, where you can see the ruins of the city and learn more about the excavation process. The excavations are open to the public, and you can take part in guided tours of the site.

We hope you enjoy your visit to Pompeii!

Frequently asked questions

What are the operating hours of Pompeii Archaeological Site?

The site is open from 9 am to 7 pm in the summer season, with the last entry at 6 pm. During the winter season, it is open from 9 am to 5 pm with the last entry at 3:30 pm.

Is there a guided tour available?

Yes, guided tours are available and highly recommended as guides can provide informative and interesting insights about the history of the site.

Are there any discounts or free entry for certain groups of people?

Yes, entry is free for citizens of the European Union aged under 18 or over 65. Students also have discounts.

Is the site wheelchair-accessible?

Some parts of the ruins are accessible by wheelchair, but it may be difficult due to uneven surfaces.

Can I bring my pet?

Only guide dogs are allowed inside the premises for the visually impaired.

Is it possible to buy tickets online?

Yes, you can purchase tickets online. It might be convenient to avoid long lines especially during peak seasons.

Can I take photos or videos?

Yes, you are allowed to use your camera. However, tripods and drones are not permitted without special permission.

Do they provide onsite locker facilities?

They do provide locker facilities for visitors, but the availability may be limited.

What should I wear?

It is suggested to wear comfortable shoes as the roads can be uneven. Sunscreen, hats and water bottles are also recommended during hot sunny day.

Will it be crowded?

Being a popular tourist spot, it can get crowded, especially during peak seasons. It's suggested to visit the site early morning or late afternoon to avoid crowds.