Pompeii was buried by a pile of lava and ash during the sudden eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD Thanks to the archaeological excavations, which have unearthed architectural remains and more, the city has become one of the major tourist attractions in Italy. Walking through the lanes of the time, it seems to relive a bygone age now gone, thanks to the houses, the shops and tools intact.
Several public buildings were visited, such as the Forum of Pompeii, the market, the building water, called Castellum Aquae, the brothel, the amphitheater, built around 80 BC, the Grand Theatre, the Gymnasium and Spa.
Obviously there were places of worship such as temples, the most important dedicated to Apollo.
Visiting the ruins of Pompeii you get the impression that time has stopped in the time of the eruption, are proof of the casts of the bodies of the victims and make it even more fascinating these places.
Vesuvius is one of the most famous volcanoes in the world, is known for its proximity to the coast and the easy accessibility, for the spectacular eruptive activity widely documented.
Currently Vesuvius consists of a part volcanic, Mount Somma, surrounding a volcano more recently, Vesuvius just formed within the existing.
Both volcanic systems are separated from the Valley of the Giant from here the tourists begin the ascent on foot towards the crater