It almost felt alive! That was one of the highlights of our visit. With Rossana (Tours of Pompeii with Lello and Co) at our side, we were almost transported back into those days, and felt it all as if it was today. So impressive to think ~2000 years have passed!
Our tour took us to see all aspects of what life once was here before disaster struck . There is so much still remaining here . The wall paintings give a feeling of the riches of the time and the enclosed back garden allow you to imagine how life here once was.
That is also very well architecturally designed house of some wealthy citizen of Roman Empire. There are the large columns in the peristyle of the Casa del Menandro as in case of the House of The Vettii. Very representative is well - preserved fresco of the ancient Greek Dramatist Menander after whom this estate bears its name. Nice paintings on...
this luxury residence is a gem. Many of the walls still have the wonderful artwork on them. The outdoor garden in the center of the property is really cool. The skeleton remains are eerie-but intriguing as well. One of my favorite stops in the city
The House of Menander was closed. The 1-star goes to the management as they keep about 80% of all noteworthy properties closed for no apparent reason. With the House of Menander it is especially annoying since it is one of the highlights of Pompeii.
It's one of the town's largest properties. Some artifacts found there suggest that it belonged to...
One of the largest of the Pompeiian villas. Fascinating to be able to wander within the rooms & see the remarkable frescoes decorating the walls. A must see at Pompeii... really shows you the world of the wealthy.