The ancient Roman towns of Pompeii and Ercolano are located in Campania, Naples.
Pompeii and Ercolano are believed to be founded by the Oscan tribe around the seventh century. The cities were completely buried due to a volcaniceruption in 79 AD before they were rediscovered in the 1700s.
Owing to the excavations, visitors can see the town’s original structure. The site has become a popular tourist attraction and Pompeii is also a UNESCOWorldHeritageSite with millions of visitors each year.
Visitors can relive the ancient era in Ercolano with excavations like wooden beams, staircases and the furniture. Also, a villa called the Villa del Papiri which is believed to be a library was partially excavated and is open for public viewing.
Ruins like the Temple of Apollo, Temple of Vespasian and Thermal Spa Bath House are also open for public viewing.