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Theater of Dionysos (Theatro Dionyssou)

Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Athens 105 58, Greece
30-210-32.24.625
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

As others have noted, the admission to the Theater of Dionysos comes included as one of a half-dozen free add-on tickets to the 12 Euro admission ticket to the Acropolis (separately, it would be 2 Euros). However, this site is a whole lot more than just the Theater. The entry to the Theater gives you entry to a a walking... More

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

Went there for a visit since it was included in the 12 euro fare. The place had really nothing to see. The first row of stairs were fenced up and the remaining rows were full of weed and dirt. The topmost part had no stairs and are completely deserted. On the way to the exit I was approached by a... More

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Ruislip, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Using the bargain Acropolis tickets we followed the route to the Theater - no current production! Great place to sit and imagine the wonders of yester year, take on water and prepare for the rest of the climb to the Parthenon. Just can't get enough of these Greek ruins. No food/smoking allowed.

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Timisoara, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The Theater of Dionysos is located on the Acropolis, a place full of history, the place that is synonym with ancient civilization. This theater is the place where drama was born, so it is very important in human civilization. They say that it has 17000 seats and there still are theater shows running on the stage. Impressive!

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It is a wonderful open air amphitheatre with perfect view and sound coming from the stage. To think it was built so many years ago. We were lucky to see a concert of Theodorakis music wonderful experience. Check at box office below Acropolis

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ponte vedra beach, fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

It is the oldest Greek theater and is on the Acropolis. It is the birthplace of drama and held 17,000 spectators - and is spectacular!!

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The nearby Odeon of Herodes Atticus is roman, this the real Greek thing. The ruin of the theater are in good condition but not good enough for performances. A visit to the theater is part of the south slope of Acropolis. After that theater you will in a distance the Odeon of Herodes Atticus theater and you will by pass... More

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Jai2187
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is right next to the Acropolis and included in the 12 euro ticket. It is definitely worth a quick look the theatre is quite attractive and the chapel of st parasgevi is also on the site. It takes a matter of minutes to walk around but there are good photo opportunities. Water machines on site too, can also be... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had spent all morning on the Acropolis from opening, and made our way to Dionysos as our last stop in the afternoon. It is on the southern slopes, going away from the Acropolis, but still inside the boundary of the Acropolis proper. It was relatively quiet compared to "the hill"-probably only a couple of hundred people, and well spread... More

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Winchester, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

You can use your Acropolis ticket to get him here. They let you walk inside and up the steps. Very well preserved and worth a visit. Not very crowded as everyone else is up top in the Acropolis!

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