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Roman Theater and Civic Museum (Teatro Romano e Museo Civico)

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Address: Via Portigiani 1, Fiesole, Italy
Phone Number: 39 055 59118

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Worth a trip if you're in Florence

Great small Roman site, consisting of a theatre, temple and small museum. Great view over the nearby hills from the site. The amphitheater is well preserved, the temple less so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Great small Roman site, consisting of a theatre, temple and small museum. Great view over the nearby hills from the site. The amphitheater is well preserved, the temple less so. There's a small museum here as well - nothing special, but compliments the site nicely. Note that it closes at 2pm, at least in the winter. Local buses drop you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

If you are in the area you must do a walk through the museum and the ruins. Wasn't aware there was a Roman Ruins in the area that was so impressive

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Although there is a nicely preserved amphitheatre here (with a great view over the valley), that is pretty much all there is here. From the other buildings, only the rock base still stands. The museum offers some pretty nicely preserved artifacts and information. If you're here, take half an hour to check this out. But don't go out of your... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Great small roman site - worth a visit. The museum is like a tardis with some interesting artefacts. Can stop off if you are visiting on the city bus tour or local buses seem regular. Can be breezy as in hills so better to wrap up. This is no comparison to other major Roman sites but worth a visit to... More 

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Conway, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We bought the multi-museum option for admission and enjoyed our time at the Roman Theater as well as the Civic Museum. Lots of sculpture in the museum, metal artifacts, etc., and the views from the rear of the theater were stunning. Amazing foundations were discovered in this excavation.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

It is small and lacks Informacion. It clases early. You have to know where you aré going To be able to get there. Not easy to visit no a rainy day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

When the hordes of tourists get to you, get on bus #7 at San Marco Piazza (buy a ticket at the nearby newstand or Tabacchi) and validate it on the machine after you enter the bus. It's about a 20 min ride up a splendid hill where spires of cedars punctuate the sky. When you get off the bus, cross... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A surprise in visiting Fiesole on the City Sight Seeing Hop on Hop off bus was the Roman amphitheatre and the Etruscan ruins and Museum. Beautiful views over looking Florence, history, gardens and relatively small crowds, what a relief after Florence. Was worth taking the B bus tour just for the time in Fiesole.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

When me,my dad and our friends went to this amphitheater we where very very happy to see it was completely wheelchair accessible as one of our friends is in a wheelchair and we managed to get her to be able to see everything. And just generally this amphitheater was historically amazing and you also as a bonus get an amazing... More 

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North Adams, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Lovely archeological site with Etruscan remains still to be seen beneath the Roman Temple. Great views. Concerts held there in the summer. A fine small cohesive museum with ancient artifacts and 2 (If I remember correctly) skeletons in their graves. At the bar you can get 10% off if you have your entrance ticket to the site or can visit... More 

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