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Pompeii: The Daily Life of Ancient Pompeii Private Tour

Pompeii: The Daily Life of Ancient Pompeii Private Tour

From US$ 277.19 per group up to 2

Take a deep dive into the daily life of ancient Rome as you take a private tour of Pompeii. See the temples, brothels, and bathhouses that ancient Romans walked through every day. Enter the private homes of Pompeii's private citizens.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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  • Gain an intimate understanding of everyday life in ancient Pompeii
  • Discover the amphitheater of Pompeii
  • See the Temple of Isis and learn about the religious rites of ancient Rome
  • Visit the homes of Pompeii's citizens including The House of the Tragic Poet and the House of Vettii
Full description
Take an in-depth look at the daily lives of the people of Pompeii as you explore the city alongside your passionate tour guide. Deepen your understanding of ancient Rome as you learn about Roman family life, marriage, the role of slaves, the city government and economy. Visit the Villa of the Mysteries and examine its frescoes depicting strange Dionysian rites. Discuss with your guide the rituals that ancient Pompeiians took part in. Explore Pompeii’s temples, including the Temple of Isis. Hear stories of the ancient gods, and learn about their place in the lives of the Romans. Be fascinated by your tour guides vivid recounting of cults, superstitions, and funerary rites. See the bars, brothels, and bathhouses that were so well preserved by the typhoon of ash that covered the city. Step into the opulent private residences of Pompeii’s rich and famous. Admire the ornate art and decorations of the House of Vetti. Walk through the expansive garden and courtyard of the Hause of the Faun. Investigate the mysterious House of the Tragic Poet. Continue on to Pompeii’s amphitheater, the oldest and one of the most well-preserved amphitheaters. Hear thrilling tales of gladiatorial spectacle and drama from your knowledgeable guide. Discover the Forum and Basilica of Pompeii. See the underbelly of the ancient Pompeii: the thermal baths, the taverns, the gambling dens, and the brothels where both male and female prostitutes plied their trade.
  • Tour guide
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets
  • Food
  • Transportation
  • Gratuity
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Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

You will meet your guide at the entrance of the Scavi di Pompeii; Porta Marina Superiore.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water

Know before you go

  • This is a walking tour through a large archeological site with uneven surfaces. We recommend that you bring comfortable shoes and plenty of water.
  • Gratuities are not included
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Top Notch!!!

Our tour guide was fantastic. He spoke English so well and was chock full of information. He combined his knowledge with a wonderful personality and sense of humor. He was loud enough for all of us to hear. It was the perfect day, we all enjoyed it immensely.

June 26, 2019

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Product ID: 201031