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Address: Via Paradiso, 14 | Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 093166206
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Description: 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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Huge amphitheatre with great views.

A huge structure with amazing views but no shade from the sun. Be Warned. The natural springs here were interesting to see and the little sparrows taking a drink from them.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Cannock, United Kingdom

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This archeological place is the most interesting to have a better understanding of the city of Syracuse and its history. A Must not to be missed!

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A huge structure with amazing views but no shade from the sun. Be Warned. The natural springs here were interesting to see and the little sparrows taking a drink from them.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I was so disappointed as I did not know that they´ve modernised the whole thing. So, you might see the structure of the place as being very old greek, but now it is more of a modern, outdoor theater.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We decided the best way to experience the Greek Theatre in Syracuse was to go see an Opera event which we spotted on a flyer being handed out in Ortygia town. Without doubt we had a wonderful evening in the atmospheric ancient theatre with surprisingly good acoustics and the back drop of light fading as the sun set, simply fantastic... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Visited here in July, not the best month. Tickets are full price, but the Roman ruins are closed; part of the Greek amphitheatre is closed. Although the signposts point to Archimedes tomb, it is not labelled where it is when you finally get there and not at all clear. There is NO information anywhere about anything; if you want information... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Nice historical place to visit while in Sicily. When we visited it wasn't busy and we had the whole place to ourselves.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If your under 25 it's only 5euro, make sure you ask for this because I didn't notice until after I bought my ticket. It's usually 10 euro and 8 for the museum, you can combine both for 13.50. Have fun!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Between the Greek theatre in Syracuse and the theatre in Taormina you will see two incredibly constructed theatres that are still used today for concerts and shows. This is a testament to their beauty and ancient constructors.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The whole archaeological park in Syracuse is not to be missed. We visited the Greek Theatre twice, the second time for a performance of Bellini's Norma. The ear of Dionysius and all the other parts of the archaeological park are well worth visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I was end of the 7th month pregnant and it was amazing to walk around the park and see the theater and the stone buildings. Unbelieveable, how they created this without machines. It is very hot and there's not a lot of shadow, so use sunblock and drink a lot of water(free water from a fountain in the park). If... More 

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Address: Via Paradiso, 14 | Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 093166206
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse

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