occupies the central western sector of Pompeii, bounded to the north by
the Via della Fortuna Augusta and to the south by the Via Marina. The
forum lies almost central within the regio.
The regio is made up
of 16 insulae as shown in the graphic below. Of these, insulae 2, 4 and
16 contain properties that are examined here in more detail. (Insula 16
is the southern half of what is known as the 'Insula Occidentalis').
The area is a mix of commercial and domestic properties.
Plan of Regio VII..
Tour of Regio VII
examine any of the four featured insulae in Regio VII in more detail,
select the insula from the map or from the table below. Each featured insula has its
own individual plan, a full list of all properties it contains, and
expanded details of the most notable buildings.