Herculaneum is known for the tragic fate that marked, in 79 AD, when the eruption of Vesuvius completely covered the city with ash, mud and eruptive substances, along with the nearby city of Pompeii. With the archaeological excavations of the last century it was possible to uncover historical artifacts, buildings and more of great cultural value, are an example of the Villa of the Papyri enclosing 1,700 papyrus, the home of genius (for the presence of a statuette It was part of a candlestick of marble); the home of the Argo, Aristide, the gym and the theater witness customs and traditions of the Roman era.
Vesuvius is one of the most visited and well-known volcanoes in the world. 1300 meters high is about 9 km from Naples. The crater of Mount Vesuvius has a diameter of about 700 meters and is 200 meters deep. It includes two volcanoes: Mount Somma and Vesuvius Great Cone. Since 1995, the Vesuvius has become a national park where you can reach the summit along a path to walk.
The path is well-known tourist and the Gran Cone, leading through a steep path up to the mouth Naples is a real "open air museum", which offers a sensory experience unique and unrepeatable. The architecture of the imposing Renaissance palaces, as well as the heritage and history of the churches fill the view; the Neapolitan cuisine in dishes of fresh fish, pasta, pizza, mozzarella and assorted desserts like baba or sfogliatella satisfy the palates and tastes of all, the scent of flowers, lemons and Neapolitan cuisine cheer smell ; the sound of mandolins, music rooms accompanied with joy the visit in the city; the crafts, the beach and the sea are just some of the reasons why it is worth touch the grandeur of this city.of the crater.
Pompeii is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, a historical Roman Empire brought to light after the terrible eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD
The eruption covered with mounds of lava and ash, the city and its inhabitants, unearthed after a work of archaeological excavations that lasted many years. The visit to the excavations include: the Amphitheatre, the brothel, the House of the Faun, the Villa of Mysteries, the House of the Great Fountain, the Temple of Jupiter and the Temple of Apollo, and then you can walk the streets of the city of Vesuvius and Castellum Aquae, the Street of Abundance, Via the Forum and the Arch of Caligula
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