About a 35-minute train ride out of Naples is the famous archaeological site of Pompeii. A Roman city that was buried in ash when the volcano Vesuvius erupted in AD 79, Pompeii is most interesting because the city was so well preserved as it lie buried until the mid 18th century. Today you can pay a small fee and wander the streets of the nearly square mile of ruins. We spent several hours walking the stone roads and only managed to see a small part of what’s on display.

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