Facts about Pompeii

Get to know some fascinating facts about Pompeii here!

A journey to Italy wouldn’t be complete without visiting this ancient Roman city and marveling at how life there used to be.

No one knows the exact date of the eruption.

For a long time, it was believed that the date of the accident was August 24th.

However, researchers have discovered that the food and clothing preserved in the ash point to a colder season, perhaps October or November.

Pompeii is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Pompeii was designated as a World Heritage Site in the year 1997.

It provides a complete example of Roman life, architecture, community, and history. 

If you are in Italy, you must visit it, and a Pompeii trip from Rome is the ideal way to do it.

The greeks once resided here.

Many researchers believe that Pompeii was ruled and inhabited by the ancient Greeks before becoming a Roman town.

While the precise dates of the occupation by the greeks are unknown, Pompeii does include ruins of a Greek Doric Temple.

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