Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius

The famous Roman city of Pompeii was completely destroyed by an eruption of nearby Mt. Vesuvius in AD 79. Today, Pompeii is one of Italy’s most popular tourist attractions, drawing visitors from around the world who come here to explore the ruins of the city and admire it’s impressive frescoes and statues. Wherever you are in the city, the cone of Mt. Vesuvius looms large in the distance, a reminder of the city’s tragic fate.

Read the accompanying posts: ‘The Faces of Pompeii‘ and ‘Aerial views of Mt. Vesuvius‘.

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Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 Europe

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1 Comment to Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius

Sunil Himalaya Hiker
April 19, 2012

Amazing composition.Really cool photo.

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