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Parco Archeologico della Neapolis

Viale Paradiso 14, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 66206
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This archeological site contains the most complete Greek Theater existing from antiquity.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Viale Paradiso 14, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0931 66206
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Reviewed 10 March 2016

The site itself is definitely worth a visit but I want to deal with practicalities. To obtain a ticket you have to walk quite a distance as the ticket office is not at the entrance to the site where you would expect it. The ladies...More

2  Thank sumavax
Reviewed 9 March 2016

This is one of the most important archaeological sites in Italy. It is claimed to have the largest Greek theatre - and that is, indeed, impressive. But most of the other features of the Parco are either overgrown (the Roman theatre, for instance) or roped...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 15 February 2016

This is a beautiful archeological park filled with Greco-Roman ruins, the most incredible of which are the Greek theater and Roman amphitheater. There are beautiful cypress trees around the ruins which add to the sense that you are in an otherworldly paradise. We visited in...More

Thank fallout50
Reviewed 14 February 2016

plenty to see and do here, lots to explore. Easy to navigate. Bring along a bottle of water, as it can be warm.

Thank STVUstudent
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This Park was definitely someplace that we wanted to visit as there are so many sights inside of the Park to see. We drove there and managed to park without too much trouble, especially after "tipping" THE GUY; you know, the one who is in...More

1  Thank Abcdefxxx
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Wonderful archeological site, multiple sites within the overall site, lots to look at, worth visiting.

Thank AEB_9
Reviewed 11 January 2016

The great tragedies of Aeschylus are said to have first been performed here. Walking around this wonderful theater one is filled with awe at that very thought. Wouldn't it be just like the Roman to alter the theater the better to perform gladiatorial games-- says...More

1  Thank oborozuki
Reviewed 10 January 2016

It is much more in the Parco Archeologico della Neapolis than the ruins of the amazing Greek Theater which dates back to 406 BC (I posted a separate review for it) which is certainly a major highlight. There is also the ruins of the Roman...More

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Even if you're not that much of a history buff this is a terrific site. The theater, amphitheater, Ear of Dionysus, just wandering. I did go with a guide which probably makes a big difference, but if you do a little prep work and take...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 2 January 2016

This is quite a large area and there is quite a lot of walking involved. We were told that the extensive quarry area was originally roofed and one particular rock column gives an idea of the height of the roof. In early October the park...More

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Kristel L
23 May 2016|
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Response from AdelaideJessica | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kristel, We walked from Ortygia, so I didn't really pay attention to street names and carparks. As you approach the park, you'll see the entrance to the park on one side of the road, and on the other, a large area with... More
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