Although the events in THE DOGS OF POMPEII are imaginary, the story takes place in and around the very real city of Pompeii and touches on the importance of archaeology. The pictures in these galleries allow readers to see some of the remarkable city of Pompeii, to explore some of the treasures in the renowned National Museum of Archaeology in Naples, to tour the beautiful Amalfi coastline for themselves - and not least, to see the real dogs of Pompeii.
POMPEIIThe ancient city of Pompeii is unique, astonishing, indescribable – but a picture is worth a thousand words.
THE AMALFI COASTGore Vidal claimed that his cliff-top villa in Ravello above the Amalfi Drive had the most beautiful view in the world. See if you agree with him.
NAPLESIn Naples, past and present exist side by side. One of the most vibrant and exciting cities in Europe, it is also home to the greatest Archaeological Museum in the world.
THE REAL DOGS OF POMPEIIYes, there really are dogs in Pompeii, dozens and dozens of them! And they come in all shapes and sizes. Meet the real Dogs of Pompeii.
ROMEDubbed 'The Eternal City', Rome was founded by the twins, Romulus and Remus in the year 753 BC, and at its peak, was the center of civilized world. Today it is the third most popular of all tourist destinations and its history is evident at the turn of every corner.
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