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Oplontis Ruins


Among Vesuvian archaeological sites, buried following the dramatic eruption in 79 A.D. Oplontis is probably the one that offers the most significant monumental evidence of the Pompeii suburbs.  In the past, the villa overlooked the sea offering a panoramic view, and boasted magnificent décor, some exceptional traces of which are still preserved today. According to an inscription painted on an amphora, the villa could have belonged to Poppaea Sabina, Emperor Nero’s second wife, or to her family. 

Timetables

1st April – 31th October: every day from 8.30 to 19.30 (last entry at 18.00)

1st November – 31th March: every day from 8.30 am to 5.00 pm (last admission at 3.30 pm)

Closing days: December 25th, 1 May, January 1st (Unless otherwise communicated.

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