Ancient tradition connected Herculaneum with the name of the Greek hero Hercules
Stabiae with Pompeii and Herculaneum was the 3rd city destroyed by Mt. Vesuvias in 79 AD
a private train line the Circumvesuviana that runs directly to the ancient site.
en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/Circum vesuviana
Pompeii hybrid satellite map with arrow pointing to amphitheatre
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