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House of the Vettii

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Address: Vicolo dei Vetti, Pompeii, Italy
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Home formerly owned by wealthy of pompeii

Visited in May 2012. Didn't get to see much of the inside. Mostly walked by the well preserved exterior with its columns and gardens. We were on a tour and some places you... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
Prince George, Canada
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Arlington, Texas
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Grande is an understatement . This once belong to a very rich person in Pompeii. Seems wonderfully preserved when we touched it. This place has plenty of rooms. The area was carefully excavated. My family wanted to go back here and revisit the place but our tour ended and had to go. A garden was built at the center in... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

Visited in May 2012. Didn't get to see much of the inside. Mostly walked by the well preserved exterior with its columns and gardens. We were on a tour and some places you didn't get to go into too many rooms or other areas. Gardens were really nice to complement what the house would've looked like back then.

Thank mariedesjardins
Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 491 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Just some way to the north from the Casa del Fauno is located this excellent example of aristocracy dwelling. That is renown house in old Pompeii, called The House of the Vettii. It has been rather late excavated, in the end of 19th century. And at that moment revealed a generous representation of richly decorated rooms and a plenty of... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

a wonderful example of a house of the gentry in Pompeii. The layout of the house and the fact that most of it is intact was wonderful.

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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Really stepping back in time to such an amazing placing. You can only imagine how beautiful this home once was. It's mind blowing to realize it's age.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This house gives a real feeling of how a well to doe house would function in its hey day.It has its own private bath area

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

when spending 3 hours walking around Pompeii I was ever so excited to finally getting their a place that i wanted to visit always. Unfortunatly I was left so disappointed. I wanted to do a self guided tour and they presented to have no more audio set and that i should do the full escorted tour. The result was that... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This home is an amazing revival of the times of Pompeii. It was amazing to see how people lived and how the rich kept their home. It was an awesome experience.

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Westminster, Colorado
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Although the excavation and site is much more manage de than it was 40 years ago upon my first visit, and so much less was available to experience first hand, there is still reason for awe.

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Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

Entire section around it is blocked off, so you cannot get in. This was a significant portion of main areas to see, which is disappointing. Makes the tour very short, and much less worthwhile to take the trip all the way to Pompeii.

Thank KarynJG

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