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Second-century theater built into the hillside.
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Dionissiou Areopagitou, Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Worth booking during spring and summer to see concerts,operas and shows its an experience. Make sure you take a cushion as you sit on the marble seats

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tanya S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Odeon is almost as old as the Parthenon and they still have concerts here, mostly during the summer. It is beautiful to see and the acoustics are wonderful. As a singer, I belted out a few notes and made a test. Hard to believe...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love that this Roman Era theater is still being used today. The seats have been appropriately restored and the walls preserved. The original roof would have been awesome. Would be cool to be able to catch a concert or movie here.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mark L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a huge antique theater, almost complete as it was built. The architect used the slope of the hill to create a perfect cone for the spectators to have a clear view of the podium.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank BillemonM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus was named after Herodes Atticus of Marathon, who built it in memory of his wife, Regilla, in 161 AD. The theatre seated 5,000.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kiwibuddy1
Reviewed 13 February 2019

On your walk to the acropolis, the odeon is one of the structures added lately to the collection of monuments around the acropolis , it is today not accessible to step in or go through it , just swing it from a distance, taking some...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank gsnreviews
Reviewed 6 February 2019

We attended a musical performance in September There was an 80 piece Orchestra 40 member choir singers and special guests who sang or played musical instruments You can get tickets ahead on line or 4 hours before the show at the ticket booth on site...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank freddy077
Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

Upon arrival to Athens the first thing to check, if you like Opera, to verity if there is one in this amazing theatre. The acoustic is great and you will be in a place in which were played Operas 2500 years ago.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LDG2003
Reviewed 16 January 2019

a very impressive ancient theatre , breathtaking when you watch any festivity during summertime exactly under the Parthenon temple. Magic in case of fullmoon

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dsotiroudis
Reviewed 25 December 2018

This open theatre is not only ancient and stunning, but still functional. It is one of the stops on the way up to the Acropolis and is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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lanorte1
20 January 2019|
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Response from dsotiroudis | Reviewed this property |
there is an official site you can visit and be informed of all festivities.
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LeeAnn T
28 September 2018|
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Response from Celine-Bruxelles |
yes. As it is openair theatre. .. when rain is there.. the performance is cancelled... or sometimes postponed. ...
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Mind K
23 September 2018|
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Response from cynthiapenman | Reviewed this property |
I went on the site on the internet and it was real. Actually bought tickets and saw Bill Murray while there.
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