In the year 79 AD, Italy& 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.
Pompeii, Italy - Mt Vesuvius in background erupted in like 79 AD and buried the city. It was not discovered until hundreds of years later. Pompeii was one of the most incredible places I've ever been to.
Take your trip with Glamulet charmsA day trip to Pompeii and Herculaneum, Italy, is a great way to get a feel for the ancient Roman Empire. Here are all the details you'll need to see these two sets of ruins without taking a tour.
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 partially destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m to 20 ft) of as
Etruscan road in Pompeii. Via di Mercurio. One of the main roads in Pompeii. Once a thriving and sophisticated Roman city, Pompeii was buried in meters of ash and pumice after the catastrophic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 C.