More buildings than ever will be accessible to visitors to Pompeii from the spring, the site's officials said on Thursday.
More Pompeii houses to open to public from spring A fresco of Venus in the House of Venus in the Shell [Credit: Carole Raddato/Flickr]
The extra sites include the house of Julia Felix, an extravagant ancient spa, the Little House of the Orchard, which is home to colourful frescoes, and the gardens of the House of Venus in the Shell. Tourists will also be able to see some human casts, shown for the first time, and an exhibition of Egyptian art and statues, called 'Egypt Pompeii', from mid-April. New routes around the site will also be opened, allowing access to these new areas and also ensuring that the usual routes do not get worn out by the three million visitors who come to Pompeii each year.
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