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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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Very impressing theater!

Nice place to go and see. The whole archilogical park is very nice. The greek theater with the tombs at the top, even of with water/ a small waterfall. The ear is also very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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West Sussex, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Awesome witnessing such human achievement in engineering and scale of construction so many hundreds of years ago.

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Big, hot in summer. The caves up top are a great place to cool down. Something to tick off the list.

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Nice place to go and see. The whole archilogical park is very nice. The greek theater with the tombs at the top, even of with water/ a small waterfall. The ear is also very impressing. Should be visitied if you are in Syracus.

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sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

What an amazing piece of history.This theatre is still used in the summer minths for gli spettacoli that they do.In other words Greek Theatre presentations.You do need a bit of time to look around here as it is huge.The views from the theatre overlooking the sea are lovely also.Go rught to the top of the theatre & you will find... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Quite frankly it's not the best example out there, Orange in France for instance is amazing, can't say enough about that one, google images and you will see what I mean, but this one has been modernised and while the structure is still there, it's a bit blah! If you are in the area then I would definitely go, there... More 

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

A bit disappointing as was obviously being set up for a performance of some kind so steps all covered in wooden plinths and scaffolding up etc so didn't get the full theatre of it. Weather in summer months can get into the 40s so timing is everything for a visit

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The theater itself is quite impressive, but is rather spoiled by being mostly covered with modern wooden seating for "shows and events". And for 10 Euros entry fee you would think they would at least throw in a bit of a map and explanatory pamphlet... but no. Not even available for an extra fee! There is supposed to be a... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Interesting site. Unfortunately, much of it seems to be off limits and there's little in the way of information available. Still, a must-do for anyone with the slightest interest in archeology, history or drama.

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Bardolino, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

this is a must see piece of history, architecture, knowledge, culture, engineering and Greek know-how still almost intact the se days. A visit is mandatory.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

It was a shame that we were not informed before entering that the Theatre is in use for performances during June/July and therefore the theatre is mainly covered by artificial seating and lighting rigs.

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