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Love the history here

Our first major sight when we arrived in Spoleto was the Roman ruins and the rebuilt in parts... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bigvicSydney
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Roman ruins on easy display

There is an entrance fee to pay but don't!! You can see all you need to from vantage points... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Much history here. It's a nice place to rest on the solid ancient seating, contemplating what must have taken place in bygone times. The theater is located right across from the tourist office. The first century Roman Theater was excavated in 1891. It is still used for special shows. Spoletto is a great town to do some walking. A spectacle took place while we were there. Many costumed locals and some on horseback added to the scene. This is one of our favorite hilltop villages. Many restaurants. We had a fine lunch at the Festival del Due Monde—The Festival of Two Worlds.

Thank Tommy M
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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This is a small Roman theater that has been reasonably well preserved. It is outdoors and easily walked. You might imagine the ancient Spoletans collecting to be entertained by an athletic event, or maybe the ancient version of the Rolling Stones. It does not look big enough to have exposed Christians to the lions. There is also a good small museum attached with some fascinating and well-described artifacts from Roman times. This site is well worth an hour or so of your time if you enjoy ancient history at all.

Thank Gene15217
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Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

2000 years old and still being used. This is worth the long climb up to the top of Spoleto on its own. Throw in some great nearby restaurants and spectacular views. A must see if you're in the region.

Thank SwmGam
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

The highlight of our recent visit to the Museo Archeologico Nazionale Di Spoleto was to be able to access and view the Roman Theatre up close. It is incredible to think that this structure, believed to have been constructed in the middle of the first century BC, is still used today for musical events. It was a real privilege to be allowed to wander this archaeological site.

Thank kpiddy
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

One of the surprising things about this place is that it was identified relatively recently (something more than a century ago), and unearthed only a few decades ago; it had been underground for centuries after having been built at the time of Augustus emperor. Small but well proportioned and aesthetically beautiful. A good part of the stage is still below the ground as the adjacent Sant’ Agata church was built upon it a thousand of years ago; but drawings of it had been made already in the XVI century, and it was on that basis that it was identified at the end of XIX century…… luckily Italians are good at destroying but also at recording!
The damage it underwent during Roman times due an earthquake is still visible in the crack across the terraces, part of which were rebuilt using concrete.
Old but still working….. in summer time performances are held here during the well known Spoleto’s ‘Festival of Two Worlds’.

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