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Via Villa Dei Misteri 2, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A hidden gem in the far corner having walked down one of Pompeii’s necropolis’ you stumble across this villa, amazing frescos and unfortunately plaster casts of its two unlucky residents. Amazing architecture which survived a must as part of you Pompeii experience

Thank taffymhd1968
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the very top of the ancient city, the villa is located off the beaten path where not many tourists go. It is absolutely stunning with some of the most well preserved frescoes in the Pompei ruins. Take a look at Google images.

1  Thank Norellitaly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This villa was only uncovered in the early 20th century and is in a truly remarkable condition. The wall decoration is bright and vibrant and the extensive network of rooms are amazing. The route from the forum is also lined with wonders not NB on...More

Thank Derek W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another interesting part of the tour around Pompeii. Also a nice area to go inside and cool down. More great photo opportunities.

Thank TriciaBishop
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Glad I walked there. How the rich lived in those days. I would have gladly moved there. Ofcourse slaves were important in those days. We tend to forget that.

Thank John071
Reviewed 13 June 2018

This Villa is very well preserved. You can see the walls that have been painted and the tile floors. It's a little bit of a walk from the Pompeii ruins.

Thank Shelly W
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

One of the most interesting buildings in the scavi di pompeii. Except for frescoes, there are little-to-no exhibits or more detailed descriptions.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 June 2018

A hot and dusty ten minute walk from the main Pompeii site, but so worth it. This for us was the highlight of our visit to Pompeii. Gardens, baths, peristyles, a grape trading floor, a plaster cast of one of the bodies of someone who...More

2  Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 31 May 2018

The Villa of Mysteries is supposed to be a must see while in Pompeii, so we made sure to see it while we were there. It was nice (you get to see that famous painting in all the photos), but, having spent a total of...More

Thank Shannon S
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Take a slow walk round look carefully at this wonder and think of when it was built and you will see that you are walking in the footsteps of history in a place where great diversity existed and where people had lives that were far...More

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20 August 2015|
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Response from Dustymiller44 | Reviewed this property |
The door by the Villa dei misteri is only an exit. You have to enter through one of the entrances. The closest one is downhill on the left hand side of the road when exiting the Circumvesuviana station. You will then have to... More
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19 July 2015|
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Response from Dustymiller44 | Reviewed this property |
Cruise ships generally have excursions to Pompei. Be prepared for a hot few hours with lots of other Visitors. I would not recommend going on your own there. If the cruise offers a trip to Paestum take that in preference to... More
4 May 2015|
Response from eross16 | Reviewed this property |
It is part of the Pompeian Ruins. At the northwest entrance kind of by itself. It was a pretty nice house of one of the more wealthy residents. There are some great frescoes and there is continuing restoration at this site... More