Wellington is another one of New Zealand’s gorgeous cities. Travellers visiting Wellington often return with stories of how they witnessed unbelievably spectacular sights and how the dramatic landscapes left a lasting impression on them. Although this beautiful city is by no means a remote region, the natural elegance of New Zealand came to the attention of the entire world with the premiere of the Lord of the Rings trilogy which was shot in Wellington. The motion picture industry brought something new to this city and its inhabitants. They embraced the publicity and the financial benefits that came with it. Wellington also has a number of restaurants which serve a host of local and international dishes which are popular among locals and tourists alike.
‘A Day in Pompeii’ is an exhibit which is on display at the Museum of New Zealand till the 25th of April 2010. This amazing display gives the opportunity to explore the Roman city of Pompeii before the catastrophic eruption of Mt Vesuvius drowned this prosperous city in a sea of lava and showered it with tons of ash. Visitors will be able to see hundreds of ancient artifacts which are centuries old. Various sculptures, tools, bronze ware and jewellery items which belonged to royalty and common inhabitants of Pompeii are also on display for public viewing. One exhibit which you simply cannot afford to miss is the Crouching Man’s Body Cast which is believed to be the fossilized remains of a victim of the great Vesuvius volcanic eruption.
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