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Pompeii -- The city of Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the comune of Pompei. Along with Herculaneum, Pompeii was destroyed and completely buried during a long catastrophic eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius spanning two days in the year AD 79. The eruption buried Pompeii under 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) of ash and pumice, and it was lost for nearly 1700 years before its accidental rediscovery in 1749…

Interior of the Pantheon, an ancient Roman temple built in honor of Roman gods. Constructed of concrete, it features a large dome with an oculus of 43.3 meters (142 ft) in diameter. This place is just amazing! Rome...check! ++ I sang in here!!!!!!!!!!

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Travel Pinspiration - Places to See in Italy

Pompeii - Places to see in Italy

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10 Most Amazing Lost Cities

In the year 79 AD, Italy's Mt. Vesuvius erupted with superheated ash that rained fiery death on several Roman cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii, which was buried in a thick layer of broiling ash in a matter of seconds.

San Gimignano, Italy. Often called Tuscany's Manhattan as the towers on a number of the buildings look like the Manhattan skyline as you approach. Home of Vernaccia wine unique to the area and dating back to the 1200s; a longstanding favourite of the popes and a great summer libation.

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15 Most Beautiful Places To Visit In Italy

Places to see in Italy

Places to visit: "Undoubtedly the most beautiful Venice city built by man." Visit Mark’s Square and Basilica of St.Marco. Rialto Bridge, there is one of the city’s most famous Grand Canal views and many shops. Ride on the little boat along Canal Grande, it is the best way to experience Venice!