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Villa of the Mysteries reopens at Pompeii

Fresco inside Pompeii's Villa of the Mysteries.
Fresco inside Pompeii’s Villa of the Mysteries. Image by Justin Ennis / CC BY 2.0

Restoration work on 70 rooms at Pompeii’s largest dwelling, the Villa dei Misteri, has been completed and the building will be fully reopened on 20 March. The suburban villa, which lies just outside the main Pompeii town area, is famous for the many well-preserved frescoes it contains. Read more: ansa.it