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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is called the House of Menander because of a beautiful fresco of the very successful Greek dramatist, Menander (342 BC to 291 AD), who wrote 108 comedies. Two of his maxims were: "Riches cover a multitude of woes" and Whom the gods love die...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018

For anyone visiting Italy for its history this place is a total must, if going in summer height, make sure you have plenty of sunscreen and bottled water....amazing

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

again, quite some colour left and excellent drawings that tell a story, as far as I was told on our tour, still original colour that depicts a scene of history

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Reviewed December 19, 2017

This house was amazing to see. It's fun to try to imagine what it was like during the time that the owner lived here. The garden was special and the views magnificent. I especially liked the small original piece of floor that was restored. Do...More

1  Thank Richard F
Reviewed October 22, 2017

We took a guided tour of the ruins in a small group of 10. Our guide, Fabio, was brilliant and pointed out so much detail with the history behind it. Something we would have totally missed out on otherwise. The whole site is magnificent and...More

2  Thank Ben C
Reviewed October 10, 2017

This house showcases beautiful paintings that clearly show the Greek influence and the love of theater. The house itself is worth a detour.

1  Thank claude_monnier
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Take time to walk through and examine each nook and cranny. The largest and best preserved house in Pompei.

1  Thank Joel A
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastically restored casa of a wealthy Pompeii family. You can voter and roam around the rooms. Enjoy the beautiful frescoes that are still vibrant and beautiful. You can walk the garden and imagine the family and the life they lived here.

1  Thank lollygal
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Lovely art work house and gardens although not the largest Pompeii has to offer but very interesting

1  Thank David L
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Interesting house with internal gardens and some great paintings on the walls. Is a must visit in Pompeii.

1  Thank Anthony S
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