Information about Naples and Pompeii

Information about Naples and Pompeii

Some information about Naples and Pompeii. Let yourself be enchanted by the wonders of Naples and visit the city with an experienced guide.

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Founded by the Cumans in the eighth century BC, Naples was one of the most influential cities in all of Magna Grecia. The port of Naples was a strategic point for trade and the city was the cultural and religious center for all surrounding Italic populations being also the symbol of the Epicurean philosophy.

In the eighth century, A.D., it became an autonomous and independent duchy for about six hundred years, from the twelfth century onwards, was the capital of the Kingdom of Naples and later the Kingdom of the Two Sicily. Today it is a city with a European focus but still retains its historical and cultural heritage.

Pompei  Italian municipality in the province of Naples founded in the ninth century BC and destroyed in AD 79 following the eruption of Vesuvius. In 1748 the excavations riportarno to light the ancient city covered by a blanket of 6 meters of ash and lapilli.

The ancient Pompei, founded by the Opici people, is famous for being a true open-air museum. With the eruption of Vesusuvio, which preserved the city, food and people virtually intact, archaeologists have reconstructed daily abitutdini and typical urban Roman period. The area around the archaeological site is still inhabited today.

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