PHOTO: Honorary Arch at Pompeii Italy

PHOTO: Honorary Arch at Pompeii Italy

Honorary Arch in the ruins of Pompeii, Italy, frames the blown-off top of Mount Vesuvius, which erupted in 79 AD and buried the town under tons of volcanic ash

Click on above photo to view it in large format: This Honorary Arch at Pompeii Italy frames the blown-off top of Mount Vesuvius, which erupted in 79 AD and buried the town under tons of volcanic ash. It is located on one end of the Forum, where merchants gathered to sell wares and where most of the public buildings were located.

6 Comments on “PHOTO: Honorary Arch at Pompeii Italy

  1. What a wonderful piece of history that you captured so well. Thanks!

    • Thanks Barry, glad you’re still enjoying all my photos.

  2. We were ‘this’ close to a visit once and ran out of time. I always love seeing pictures!!

    • So glad you are enjoying my photos Rosey, and hope you get to see Pompeii in person one day.

  3. Thank you for sharing the Honorary Arch, it is an amazing work of the past! We are looking forward to it this year!!

    • If you have the time, you might also like to see Herculaneum, which is near Pompeii and easily accessible by the Circunvesuviana train. Though destroyed in the same eruption that hit Pompeii, it is a much different site, with abetter degree of preservation.

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