At this typical 2nd-century-BC bath complex, bathers would enter from the vestibule, stop off in the vaulted apodyterium (changing...
The macellum was the city's main produce market. The circular area in the centre was the tholos , a covered space in which fish and...
A huge grassy rectangle flanked by limestone columns, the foro was ancient Pompeii's main piazza, as well as the site of gladiatoral...
Ancient Pompeii's only dedicated brothel, Lupanare is a tiny two-storey building with five rooms on each floor. Its collection of raunchy frescoes was a menu of sorts for clients. The walls in the rooms are carved with graffiti – including declarations of love and hope written by the brothel workers – in various languages.