Walking Guided Tour of the Archaeological Excavations of Herculaneum
Visit the Archaeological Excavations of Herculaneum, one of the best–preserved ancient cities in the world, by joining the Walking Guided Tour of the Archaeological Excavations of Herculaneum. Learn more about the history of the ancient city thanks to the commentary from an authorized local guide.Well protected by UNESCO, the Archaeological Excavations of Herculaneum are absolutely not to be missed. The name of this ancient city derives from a legend narrated by Dionysius of Halicarnassus according to which Hercules founded the city in 1243 BC. This ancient city was founded in the 6th century BC. and destroyed in 79 AD together with Pompeii after the eruption of the volcano Vesuvius, which covered both cities under a blanket of lava, lapilli and mud. It was inhabited by various inhabitants such as Oscans, Etruscans, Greeks, Samnites and Romans. Get into the history of Herculaneum thanks to a private tour with an expert local guide. Visit the House of Aristide and the House of the Genius. They are so named because inside the buildings there were found respectively the statue of Aristide (later attributed to Aeschine) and the statue of a Genius. Explore the Casa dell’Albergo, which is so called because it was originally considered a hotel. Keep listening to the private guide’s explanations on the history of the various populations that inhabited the city. Discover the shops, taverns, and spas, the Thermpolium, the thermal baths of the Forum and much more. Evolved Guide gives you the possibility to choose among the various personalized tours of the authorized local guides available on the platform. Don’t hesitate, book now.
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