Casa del Bel Cortile
Casa di Nettuno e Anfitrite
This aristocratic pad takes its name from the extraordinary mosaic in the nymphaeum (fountain and bath). The warm colours in which the...
Herculaneum's ancient high street is lined with shops, and fragments of advertisements – listing everything from the weight of goods to...
Casa del Gran Portale
Named after the elegant brick Corinthian columns that flank its main entrance, the House of the Large Portal is home to some...
Viva Lo Re
Located 500m southeast of the ruins of Herculaneum on Corso Resina – dubbed the Miglio d'Oro (Golden Mile) for its once glorious stretch...
Casa del Bel Cortile information
Inside the Casa del Bel Cortile lie three of the 300 skeletons discovered on the ancient shore by archaeologists in 1980. Almost two millennia later, it's still poignant to see the forms of what are understood to be a mother, father and young child huddled together in the last, terrifying moments of their lives.