The Amphitheater is in near perfect condition having been covered in ash in 79 AD
It could hold up to 20,000 spectactors
Chilling reminder of the past. This table is documented
as having belonged to the man who stabbed Julius Caesar.
His name was Casca Longus.
Advertising for a women's clothing store along the
View over the ruins
These Roman streets were not made for sandals! Ruts where the carts passed can easily be identified. Stepping stones (background) kept pedestrians out of the muck.
View of the town and Vesuvius in the background