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Greek Theater

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Address: Viale Paradiso 14 | Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0931 66206
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This well-preserved Greek theater (5th-centry B.C.) is still used for...

This well-preserved Greek theater (5th-centry B.C.) is still used for performances of classical works.

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Amazing to see first hand what most of us read in history books. To get the most out of your visit do your homework or get a guided tour. Give yourself two to walk the whole site

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Along with caves, a Roman amphitheater and several well marked sites, the Greek theater is a highlight of this trip. The entrance fee of 10 Euros per person is well worth the afternnon exploration we enjoyed.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the largest ampitheatres in Sicily - (Taormina's is amazing aswell) and during late May and early June there is a fortnight of theatrical rendition of ancient Greek Plays. Seat Cushions are provided and the level of theatrical production is wonderful. Simply not to be missed and definitely to be planned for.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing to see first hand what most of us read in history books. To get the most out of your visit do your homework or get a guided tour. Give yourself two to walk the whole site

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Weather was threatening but local bus to here and enjoyed the walk around the Teatro and quarry garden. Despite limited access to Teatro it seems they are leaving it in current state and not attempting any repairs.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a boiling hot day and walked around the extensive grounds. Very pleasant and interesting without being mind blowing compared to other amphitheatres we have seen. Worth a visit, try and get close to the entrance, we parked way out.

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

The visit to the theatre was amazing and well worth spending a full morning or afternoon! We went to Sicily in August and although it was very hot we still enjoyed walking around this incredible theatre and other surrounding sites. We parked our car at the parking next to the entrance and it was a reasonable price and the best... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

This greek theater is one of the largest in the world, it has 42 rows of seats. It is still in use for summer time, mostly classical plays. Nice to be there for one performance, maybe next time.

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Fullerton, California, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This is a really interesting and beautiful Greek theater. Make sure you get a guided tour to really get in depth into it. I'd love to come back when they have the Greek theater Festival and see it in use. But the best part about it, is the fact that it's attached to a beautiful garden, rock quarry, ancient altar,... More 

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Albany, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Visit this remarkable theater and stroll through the adjacent gardens. Not to be missed is the ear-shaped quarry, apparently the source of the stone used to build the theater. We visited in late December and there were only a handful of other visitors on a glorious, sunny day. Buy tickets to the grounds at a kiosk across the street, on-street... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

This was one of the highlights in Syracuse. The Greek Theatre is huge, massive and stands for the times! Amazing Greek architecture! A MUST SEE attraction!!!

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