PHOTO: The Forum in Pompeii, Italy

PHOTO: The Forum in Pompeii, Italy

The Forum of Pompeii, a large market area surrounded by the most important buildings in the town. Shown in the foreground are remains of the travertine paving that once covered the entire square.

Click on above photo to view it in large format: The Forum in Pompeii, Italy, was a large market area surrounded by the most important buildings in the town. Shown in the foreground are remains of the travertine paving that once covered the entire square. Mount Vesuvius, which erupted in 79 AD and buried Pompeii in ash, is seen looming in the background.

2 Comments on “PHOTO: The Forum in Pompeii, Italy

    • Thank you Lauren – do go if you have the chance. The ruins are quite spectacular.

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