Pompeii, also known as the forgotten city, was a Roman settlement that was devastated by volcanic eruptions in 79 A.D. It is located in the province of Naples (Campania, Italy).The city was first occupied by Romans in the 6th century and converted into a Resort city. The Pompeii city is an attraction for archaeologists from all over the world due to the fact that most of the architectures has been preserved by the ashes from the volcanic eruption.
The volcano that was responsible for the destruction of Pompeii is called Mount Vesuvius. The eruptions from the volcano were so strong that the buildings and the people were covered in twelve thick layers of mud and ash. After the city was covered in volcanic ashes, it was slowly forgotten and erased from the history books until it got rediscovered in 1738 by workers working for King of Naples. Pompeii is a historical place in Italy, so for those of you who will travel to italy please menyempat visit to the forgotten city of Pompeii.