POMPEII, HERCULANEUM AND TORRE ANNUNZIATA by Italia.it

The archaeological areas of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata (just a stone’s throw from Naples) make up one of Italy’s 53 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.  The ruins of the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum were buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 B.C., but they still offer an unparalleled window into the quotidian life of classical antiquity. The suburban community of Oplontis (today’s Torre Annunziata), suffered the same fate as the nearby cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.

 

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