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Theater of Dionysos (Theatro Dionyssou)

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Address: Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Athens 105 58, Greece
Phone Number: 30-210-32.24.625
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Visited in 2015

Great View from the Top. Nice place to have a walk during evening. True example to Typical Greek Architecture.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Navi Mumbai, India

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Same ticket is valid as for Acropolis and it is well worth seeing. This was pretty big theater long ago. I was surprised to find a machine for water in pet bottles for very low price - 0,5liter for 0,35 EUR. Nice gesture.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great View from the Top. Nice place to have a walk during evening. True example to Typical Greek Architecture.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unless you do some research on history of this spot you wont be able to appreciate it much. Its pretty well preserved and unlike the other parts of the Acropolis you can actually walk around all up in it! The photo nerd in me went from step to step, and up the hill to get the pictures I wanted. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was totally incredible. I was amazed by the knowledge of the builders! This is a definite must see.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much to left of the ancient theater, but amazing to see the size of these old places for 2000 years ago.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is a historic site that you can tread upon. visualize you are in a different era. there is a concert going on or a performance and you are watching it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's the feeling that you get when you visit this ancient site. Destroyed but really interesting to explore. Just go there and imagine a play of ancient greek tragedy.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited after seeing the Acropolis, as this is just down the hill. Said to be the first theatre, so it's good to see for historical purposes, but there's not a lot here. 15-20 mins was all we spent in this location. Entry free with Acropolis ticket.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you think of theatre, after visiting this place, you will always think, and thank, Dionysos. I am glad I visited and enjoyed this place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

This old theater located near the Acropolis and was a place for 17,000 seats, today only 20 lines are exist, but think on the past is the issue.

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