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| Approximately Two Blocks East of The Forum at The Intersection of Vico del Lupanare and Vico del Balcone Pensile, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

"The Grim Reality of Pompeii Sex Workers" was an article I read the night before I visited Pompeii on 18th October this year. The article (published December 2017) - extracts below - made the experience of visiting this particular building sobering. The conditions in which...More

Thank RagingHistorically
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Not worth waiting for in the hot sun. No time to absorb any real information, no flash photography rushed in and out.

Thank df0ster10
Reviewed 25 September 2018

I was not interested in line up to see a brothel.. but if you get in the street you are forced to get inside in order to continue the visit...

1  Thank Cosmopolitan633366
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

This is one of the places to visit in Pompeii, it was crowded at the entrance. Some erotic paintings inside and small room for the action. Pompeii has 12000 habitants and 20 brothel.

Thank Magnusigbg
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The brothel in Pompeii is not to be missed, if you go early morning you will not have to que to see, the stone beds, and the fresco's around the top, Many are disappointed I was not. Pompeii can be very hot but the buildings...More

1  Thank 181sandie
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The first thing i noticed was the carriage wheel ruts in the cobblestone streets were deeper in front of this establishment that other places in Pompeii. Apparently there were more Lupanar than markets - not surprising for a port city. Be sure to see it...More

Thank BigDognMilton
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This is interesting place but shockingly tiny for the services they offered. You do not get much time to look around either. You are ushered through quite quickly. Which was a little disappointing.

Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The schoolboy in me was tempted by this building - the reality was less than titillating. First of all getting here - you follow your map only to find that the street you want to go down is blocked off and once inside you cannot...More

1  Thank Bmpaddy
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Brothels existed forever and this one in Pompeii is worth walking through just to see the paintings still visible on the walls. Bed bases of rock still there too... ouch

Thank wannabefoodcritic
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We visited twice to view, this year and last year and had a chuckle at the street sign/symbol which is quite prominent once you know what you are looking for ! Our guide also pointed a sign/symbol out on the pavement, so that visitors to...More

Thank HeatherMegaMauriFan
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