Pompeii was known as a vacation community for high society before the eruption; it had a forum, amphitheater, gymnasium, shops and an aqueduct that delivered water for irrigation, fountains and private baths. Some of the ruins are remarkably preserved with elaborately detailed mosaics and colorful frescoes decorating the interiors of wealthy homeowners' villas.
Much research has been done since the discovery of this lost city. Here are just a few that you might find interesting:
Besides the Amalfi Coast, Pompeii is one of the must-see destinations while in Napoli (Naples, Italy).
We have posted several photos on our Facebook Fan Page: Exploring Pompeii