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Amphitheatre of Pompei
Via di Castricio, 80045 Pompei Route Planner
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Description

The oldest known amphitheatre in the world (dating from 70 BC), situated slightly out of town so that the crowds did not affect life in the centre of Pompeii, had a capacity of up to 20 000 spectators. Next to the amphitheatre, the large palestra was used for training athletes.

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  • From €40 to €70
    MICHELIN 2021
    422 m - Via Colle San Bartolomeo 4, 80045 Pompei
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    MICHELIN 2021
    572 m - piazza Schettini 12/13, 80045 Pompei
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    MICHELIN 2021
    720 m - via Sacra 48/50, 80045 Pompei