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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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Decent attraction. At least you get to walk around the theatre, unlike most of the other roped off stuff in the area. Nice to sit on the bench and think about how many other... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Decent attraction. At least you get to walk around the theatre, unlike most of the other roped off stuff in the area. Nice to sit on the bench and think about how many other people have sat in that exact same seat, 2500 years ago.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Yes, Seen one pile of rocks, seen em all, but it's different if you imagine walking up the hill in robes and sandals and sitting under the stars watching performers.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The Thearte of Dionysos is located off Plaka area and close to the Acropolis. Not much to see, except the amphitheatre and some ruins.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We happened upon this theater on our way down from the Acropolis. First viewed from above, but there is a walkway to get there at the bottom of the theater. On the way, there are lots of ancient relics to look at. The relief at the stage are wonderful, and couldn't find anyone to tell us the real purpose of... More 

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Noida, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This theater is not in good shape. It requires restoration. Stones are uneven and weeds have grown.Theater at Delphi and Mycenae are much better preserved.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We opted to hike up the Acropolis via the Theatro Dioyssou instead of around the side of the hill like most tourists do. Our route was definitely a bit more challenging (wear good shoes and dress to hike!), but well worth it. The views are amazing, and then you can opt to take the easy route down when you're already... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

It may not look like much now, but to appreciate this theatre in person is well worth doing if you understand it's history and the plays that went on there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is a great way to start out on the trail that surrounds the Acropolis. At first we were not sure why people were climbing the mountain behind this theater, but we're very pleased with the views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A great stop on the way up to Acropolis. With it's natural and amazing setting, one could only imagine being a spectator in one of the ancient festivals being held in this spectacular setting. Already planning to come back next year to explore the Acropolis even further. 3 hours is not enough to completely appreciate the beauty of this amazing... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The theater of Dionysos is located on the southern side of the acropolis and is part of the 12 euro acropolis pass. You will pass it as you exit towards the acropolis museum. Unlike most Greek theaters/arenas throughout the Mediterranean this theater is largely in ruins, overgrown with weeds and full of uneven stones. It would benefit from restorative work... More 

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Address: Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Athens 105 58, Greece
Phone Number: 30-210-32.24.625
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens

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