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All reviews audio guide smaller site better condition train station unlike pompeii amazing site visit pompeii ticket office well worth the visit mosaic floors roman town couple of hours free map own pace the main street down the road minute walk
This place is amazing. So much history here it's untrue. We went at the beginning of Sept with no queuing required. This place is easy to get to. You get the train from pompeii to Ercolano (train time is approx 20 minutes. There are lots...More
Superb place to visit which is much smaller than Pompei and with shorter queues. Again you need sturdy footwear and be prepared to walk uphill to get out.
Houses here are more intact than Pompei and there is still work going on to secure walls...More
Whereas Pompeii was covered by ash and rocks, Herculaneum was drowned in molten mud which then hardened to rock which makes the story of discovery all the more interesting. Only a quarter is yet excavated and they are still working on the rest. Fascinating history...More
This is a much better experience than Pompeii. The site is much smaller but the buildings have been much better preserved/restored. There are also a lot fewer visitors which makes getting around easy. You do not need a guide, just walk around the site which...More
For me Herculaneum is even better than the Pompeii excavations. When you cross the bridge at the entrance and look back and up to see the depth of rock under which the town was buried, you can't help but to marvel at how much has...More
This was our final visit in a huge week of travel. The sheer quality of restoration and the ease of getting round the site makes this wonderful survivor from AD79 a must on everyone’s itinerary. Because the area was smothered in volcanic mud the houses,...More
We took the 1422 Circumvesuviana train from Sorrento to Eraclano and were in the ruins by about 1530. The site was not at all busy, there was no queuing for tickets and we were back on the return 1958 train having had a pizza at...More
We were amazed at this site. A snapshot of history. Easy to walk around and easy to get to by train getting off at ercolano station.
Free admission for teenager.
Small self service refreshment area but limited supply.
We spent half a day...More