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“Sit and soak it up”

Theater of Dionysus
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

We had spent all morning on the Acropolis from opening, and made our way to Dionysos as our last stop in the afternoon. It is on the southern slopes, going away from the Acropolis, but still inside the boundary of the Acropolis proper. It was relatively quiet compared to "the hill"-probably only a couple of hundred people, and well spread out so that you can have plenty of room to yourself. We walked through, up, and down, and then spent some time just sitting and looking. Liked the small but intricate stone carvings that are on the walls, and just the fact that you can wander through and touch and feel. Imagination plays a big part in these types of ruins, and it must have been amazing to be here in the day. This Theater, and the whole of the Acropolis proper, are just amazing-more than we had expected

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Reviewed 21 July 2014

You can use your Acropolis ticket to get him here. They let you walk inside and up the steps. Very well preserved and worth a visit. Not very crowded as everyone else is up top in the Acropolis!

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Reviewed 17 July 2014

This theater is awesome and still in fairly good shape. They allow you to walk out into the stands and sit which makes for a great photo and is a nice place to relax. You can see great carvings from the seats that you cannot just walking by the outside. This area is called the southern slope so dont be confused. TIP – if you purchase the Athens historical site combo ticket for the Acropolis that cost is 12€ too, but you also receive entrance to the Roman Agora, Ancient Agora (and museum), Theater of Dionysus (south slope), Kerameikos (ancient cemetery with a museum) and Hadrian’s Library. Each of these sites costs you 2€ more without it so don’t just pay to the see the Acropolis when you can get all these sites for the same cost!

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Reviewed 30 June 2014

The Theater of Dionysus is often confused with the Odeum of Herodes Atticus which is upper the hill, nearer to the Acropolis, and in much better condition. The ruins of the huge amphitheater (capacity over 20 000 people) strikes you imagination, it's even claimed that Dionysus himself participated in the theater construction... The theater was redesigned twice: during the Hellenistic period and then by Romans, at the moment the restoration is carrying on.

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Reviewed 21 June 2014

This is a lovely theatre inside the Acropolis area. To access it, its quite easy, the moment you are going up to the Parthenon you would see it, and instead of continuing your way up, you can see a small door and a set of stairs to go down. From their, the road will take your straight to the theater.

The theater itself its incredibly well maintain. They constantly do shows around the premises, so if you have the chance to see a show you will be amaze by the acoustics and the environment. Its a great place to take pictures and enjoy!

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