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Teatro

Calatafimi-Segesta, Sicily, Italy
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Cultural
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Cultural
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Melksham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It is a good 20 minute walk to reach the Teatro or you can take a minibus ( payable ) the views are fantastic.

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Views are breathtaking!!! The place is quite and peaceful even if there are some other tourists around you :-)

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Giarre, Italy
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The most beautiful Greek theater in Sicily in my opinion. The site on top of a hill so breath taking but it is also very well preserved. The final row of seats have back rests and arm rests too a feature not found in other Greek theaters on the island. Get an extra ticket in the gift shop for a... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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25 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Nothing new. Placed very high. So great view is guaranteed. One more thing is that it is not so ruined..

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Lugano
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

If you happen to come close to this site you must pay a visit this site. With a ticket of about 8 euros you can visit the site of the teatre and the temple near the entrance. The teatre still have its acustics quality, try to stand and speak where actors were supposed to play. The teatre is some minutes... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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18 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Condition of this site is remarkable. Well worth the visit. Nothing I disliked about this outing. Would recommend taking the bus to the site as the climb can be taxing on a summer day.

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Maastricht
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4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The theatre is, like the temple, beautifully located and quite well preserved. From within the theatre you have magnificent panorama views. Just imagine how a theatre show there must have been! On the walk up to or down from the theatre, you also have unique views of the temple and its placing in the landscape, which is a good side-reason... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

For a small additional fee go up the hill on the bus (or walk if you have time) to see this fascinating theatre with breathtaking views back to the Mediterranean.

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Castle Rock, Co
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Stayed nearby and so arrived before crowds. Bus ride up is worthwhile, we walked down. Teatro and other ruins in good condition. You can only go up once, so see everything you wish to. Beautiful expansive views from the hilltop.

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Zejtun, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

very interesting historical site. One just wonders how it must have been thousands of years ago when the theatre was in use. The views are beautiful up here. Do take an umbrella in winter as there is no shelter.

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