Yes, it is. Pompeii is really worth the visit because it’s unique in the world. Visiting Pompei, you can go back in time. Pompei is not been rebuilt. Pompeii is the original village buried by the eruption of the volcano Vesuvio in 79 d.C..
Why is Pompeii worth to be visited
There are several reasons:
- it’s an original roman city and not rebuilt
- many houses are well preserved
- You can see the different areas of an ancient roman city: the forum, the arena, the main road and other areas
- It’s unique in the world
Imagine yourself in Pompeii 2000 years ago!
The archaeologists have unearthed what had been buried; therefore, you can see what had been hidden for a long time. That’s really amazing! You can go through the streets and enter the houses. It’s really a strange feeling. There are houses so well preserved that sometimes you feel like you’re entering someone else’s house without permission.
Pompeii: the city
You can then really imagine the life of people of that time. The archaeological area in Pompeii is very big. You can first visit the arena and then go into the city.
You can walk on the main road, then enter the houses of the richest people of that time and see fountains, beautiful paintings and, so you can imagine being a guest. You can also identify the different rooms because there are still parts of the original furniture.
There are also dried figs and charred bread in the museum, besides all the other archaeological finds. These details help you to immerse yourself in time.
Pompeii: the Forum
The square called the forum was very important for Pompeiian people’s life. The Forum is the center of every Roman city. The square is the city. The square is the business center’s meeting point, where people ask and get justice, pray and buy. All these activities happened almost 2000 years ago and visiting Pompei, you are still part of it.
Pompeii: Villa of the mysteries
The utmost of your visit is when you arrive at the Villa of the Mysteries. This villa is a very good example of a roman villa. It was a very luxurious villa outside the walls of the city and it had a sea view.
You can still see the beautiful paintings on the walls that represent scenes known in those ancient times. They represent, for example, Dedalus and Icarus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Theseus, who abandons Arianna.
Is it worth it to go and visit Pompeii?
Is it worth to go and visit Pompeii? Pompei is not only worthy of being visited but it’s really unique!