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A fashinating tour along the fortifications of the ancient Pompeii.

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The Mercurio's tower

There were originally twelve towers around the walls of Pompeii; the towers were used for patrolling and for lookout posts.

These pictures show the tower of Mercury placed at the end of the Via di Mercurio, the street named after the god as there is a fountain on it with the face of Mercury. Standing just outside the northern part of the forum you can see the Tower of Mercury through the Arch of Caligula with Mt. Vesuvius in the background.

A relaxing walk along the fortifications and the necropli of the ancient Pompeii offers some exceptional sights and interesting historical cues. This tour is recommended to everybody, especially to those who desire to stay away from the beaten pats and wants to flesh out the structure of the city. Book your tour here!

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