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It is always fascinating to retrace the places where hundreds, thousands of years ago they walked the ancient Romans, the Egyptians, the Greeks. It is like taking a trip back in time to relive what the history books tell us. And so walking to Pompeii and seeing the casts of victims we can imagine what it meant to live in city Bell in 79, just before Vesuvius buried beneath its lava
As Pompeii and Herculaneum, the Grand villa at Oplontis (close to the train station of Torre Annunziata) was buried during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79. A few seconds this is the villa Poppaea, the wife of the Emperor Nero, but not really. Surely it is a building of Imperial dimensions, with an Olympic-size swimming pool and beautiful gardens.
The town of Paestum, 100 km south of Naples, is a combination of Greek and Roman elements elements. It was one of the main Greek settlements in southern Italy and still survive three great temples dated to the 6th century BC. Slightly later era tombs are painted with different images, including that of a young man who dives into the water. Has been rediscovered a small town dating back to the 6th century a.d..