The Suburban District lies immediately south of Insulae III, IV and Orientalis I. It is accessed via the Marina Gate at the southern end of Cardo V and by a narrow ramp at the southern end of Cardo IV.
The Suburban DIstrict is the ancient waterfront area. Its central feature is the Terrace of M. Nonius Balbus which lies directly over the boathouses that once lined Herculaneum's ancient shore. To the east of the terrace lie the Suburban Thermae while to the west of is the so called Sacred Area which incorporates two sacelli at its western end.
Plan of the District
<<< View of the Suburban District, looking east.
Tour of the District
examine any of the featured areas in more detail, select the area from the above list. Each area is located within the district and has its own individual walk through. The sites
are arranged in order above, which may not necessarily be
the route chosen when actually visiting the district.