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Herculaneum, Pompeii sister city, also buried in the eruption. Was hermetically sealed by the ash and lava so many items such as bone and wood were preserved, which was not the case with Pompeii. However, there is a modern city above herculaneum, so only about 25% has been excavated.

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People like us: An incredible insight into the Romans who died in Pompeii's horror

Mount Vesuvius erupting at the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. History, archaeology


Private Shore Excursion: Full Day from Naples Port to Pompeii Ruins and Mount Vesuvius with Wine Tasting included Pick up from the port of Naples will be followed by a visit of the excavations in Pompeii, there you can spend 2 hours inside on your own or with a private guide (not included). After visiting the excavations in Pompeii you’ll head to Mount Vesuvius, where you’ll be able to visit the volcano reaching an altitude of 1071 m., from there the crater can be ...

from On the Luce travel blog

Pompeii: The Roman city frozen in time

Exploring the ruins of Pompeii, the Roman city frozen in time after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius #Pompeii #Italy

from Viator Travel Blog

Top 25 Things to Do in Europe: 2016 Viator Travel Awards