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Pompeii: Skip the line ticket & Virtual Museum Entry Tickets

1. Pompeii: Skip the line ticket & Virtual Museum Entry Tickets

Explore one of the world’s best-preserved archaeological sites with an entrance ticket to Pompeii then time travel and see the site through the eyes of a citizen at the Virtual Archaeological Museum. Discover at your own pace the ancient ruins of the city of Pompeii, destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. Explore this important archaeological site, which covers over 50 hectares: walk around the central Forum and admire the surroundings with imposing Mount Vesuvius in the background. Imagine the hustle and bustle of the center of the city, with remnants of columns and doorways still present. Wander through the streets and uncover remnants of the city's aqueduct, street fountains, public baths, private houses, businesses, and statues. Marvel at the amphitheater and dramatic theater which were once packed with eager spectators. See what remains of colorful frescoes of the houses and businesses. Complete your visit and explore life before and during the fire-and-brimstone carnage of Pompeii's eruption in 79 AD with the Multimedia Video: experience a perfect reconstruction of a part of ancient Pompeii. Become the protagonists of daily life in Ancient Pompeii and relive the splendor of its houses and its most important buildings in 3D, before the fury of the volcano erases the magnificence of one of the richest and most vital cities in the Roman Empire. The experience ends with the spectacle of the terrible eruption of Vesuvius which decreed the end of the city

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The virtual museum is certainly a useful experience, before tackling the archaeological site. The guide's story, full of curiosities and interesting anecdotes, together with effective technological tools, involves and helps to get to know this extraordinary and unfortunate people better. Highly recommended!