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Beautiful Garden next to the River Main

The building in the middle of the garden is kind of museum (?). You need to pay to get inside and... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Solodam J
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Replica of a Roman villa in Pompeii

This is the world´s only replica of a Roman villa in Pompeii, which was built at the behest of King... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Ralf K
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Wurzburg, Germany
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Pompejanumstr. 5, 63739 Aschaffenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting museum with beautiful views of the river. All exhibits are in German which limits the visitor enjoyment of others. The Roman artifacts are well displayed.

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 26 August 2018

It was interesting to view Pompeii, Roman artifacts in Germany. There are multiple rooms which house a variety of coins, pottery, sculptures, clothing etc from Italy. All of the comments are in German so difficult to read if you don't speak German but still worth...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

The building in the middle of the garden is kind of museum (?). You need to pay to get inside and no photography.Took some pictures from outside. We visited the garden only and enjoyed the view of the Main. There are some beautiful Art Nouveau...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 5 May 2018

This is the world´s only replica of a Roman villa in Pompeii, which was built at the behest of King Ludwig I. The architect Friedrich von Gärtner succeeded in creating an ideal afterimage to study ancient culture through magnificent decoration and interior design. Inside you...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

a must see, right next to the Schloss Johannesburg, and see the grape orchard on the banks of the the Main River below the pompejanum

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The Pompejanum is a replica villa from the Roman city of Pompeii. Built by the Mad King Ludwig. Interesting little museum. FYI all the info boards are in German...no English and unless you have your interpreter with you, you will be out of luck. Pictures...More

Thank Mellie2013
Reviewed 22 August 2017

So, since my last visit in winter (when I stood in front of a closed door), I had the opportunity to visit the inside part of that building. First room, first impression: Back 2000 years ago, in Italy. Already the first room makes such an...More

Thank Antonin B
Reviewed 22 July 2017

There were many collections and the museum is well maintained. But all explanations were only in German and hence found it difficult to appreciate. We had bought a common ticket. The exterior and surroundings is amazing and picturesque.

Thank Malalotus
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The Pompeijanum was a reconstruction of a recently-discovered (1860s) Pompeiian villa. It was built at "Mad King" Ludwig's request. It was later significantly damaged in WWII but rebuilt. One room has been left as it was after the WWII bombing to show the results of...More

Thank sateldegaman
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I visited this attraction last week during a very sunny spell. the building is stunning and was built in the 1860's for King Ludwig the 4th. It is well worth the visit, and the interior is simply stunning. Unfortunately they do not allow photography, so...More

Thank Alex J
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