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Greek Amphitheater (Teatro Greco)

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Address: Via Teatro Greco, 98100 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 0942/232220
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Description: The view of Mount Etna and the sea beyond is absolutely superb at...
The view of Mount Etna and the sea beyond is absolutely superb at Taormina's 10,000-seat ancient Greek amphitheater, which was erected in the third century BC and expanded by the Romans.
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Beautiful theatre!

I have never been in Greece and it was my first time in Italy so it was impressed by this beautiful theatre with an awesome view! Definitely worse to visit if you are in Taormina!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

I have never been in Greece and it was my first time in Italy so it was impressed by this beautiful theatre with an awesome view! Definitely worse to visit if you are in Taormina!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The plastic chairs spoil the effect somewhat. but beautiful views down to the sea and mountains. Within walking distance from the Hotel Del Corso. 8 euros entrance fee

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Yeah really nice to see once, but you can see it all in 10 minutes for 8 euros.. Not much information at all so you don't learn much about the architecture... However the view is amazing! Beautiful place in Taormina. We went off season, so in the summer must be crazy full.. So nice but I didn't get so amazed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

How incredible that this theater is still in use! It looks out over the bay with Mount Etna in the distance--must see!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

8 euros to get in. No audio program, no program handout. A couple of posters, thats it. loaded with plastic seats. After seeing the perfectly restored Roman amphitheate in Orange, this place was a disappointment. This place is actually a ruin that someone tried to bring back to life. Should be free admission.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We wanted to visit the theatre and got last minute tickets to see a piano concert one night. The views were absolutely breathtaking, with the sparkling sea visible behind the ruins of the theatre.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We caught a Taxi to Taormia from Catania to visit gorgeous Toarmina and to especially see this Greek Ampitheater. We visited it as a family of 4, with 2 adults and 2 children aged 6 & 10 years old. From where our taxi dropped us off, which had a lovely arch welcoming you into the city of Taormina, it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

So so incredible. Make sure you walk the entire thing (around the back and up to the museum). There are lots of tours so we just listened in to another group :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

While the amphitheater is neat, it was not worth the price. We saw many more amazing sights in Florence and Rome that were worth the price. I would have probably enjoyed seeing a performance among the ruins. However, I would not just visit to see the ruins.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Be sure to visit on a clear day when you can see the top of Mount Aetna. There are many Greek/Roman theatres to visit in Italy. This one is the most complete and best situated for a true 'National Geographic' experience.

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