Things to see
On the outskirts of the town you can view working class and peasant houses and workshops. You can still see furniture and tools and kitchenware inside the homes. Also in this area are the brothels what are very clearly marked.
Pompeii was first discovered in the 16th century but it was not until 1738 that excavations began in a systematic way.
For over 250 years now Pompeii has had a steady stream of visitors. In 1997 Pompeii was designated part of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. It is one of the top attractions in Italy drawing over 2.5 million visitors.