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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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Part of archeological site near Acropolis

It may be strange, but we can visit Theater of Dionysos only on third day. Two days before we didn't know much about it, and only on third day we found this fabulous (in past... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Kiev, Ukraine

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Wear no slippery shoes. It's a nice walk totally worth it. Observe that the greek theater is "open" and that there's only trees behind it. It's different from a roman theater, which has a wall of stones behind it.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I went to this with my husband and our teen son on a separate day than we went to the Acropolis but using the same 3-day ticket. I found it really amazing to be in the same place that theater was created. We enjoyed being able to walk around inside and sit on the same seats others had so many... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

It may be strange, but we can visit Theater of Dionysos only on third day. Two days before we didn't know much about it, and only on third day we found this fabulous (in past) theatre. Unfortunately, the theatre is not in very good condition now, but it still looks majestically. I think it's one of many testimonies of the... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

A major outdoor theatre used for parties in honor of the god Dionysus. It could seat 17'000 spectators. Needs to be seen.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I love sitting in the Theater of Dionysos amongst the ruins. As I studied theater in school and this is where it all began, it was a surreal moment to sit and learn how they invented first the spoken monologue and singing chorus, which developed into todays sophisticated theater.

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Pennsylvania USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

very interesting, and an easy location to visit. Very close to the Acropolis and can be viewed from up on the hill.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Really enjoyed the short stay here despite the very hot day. Not a lot of restoration but the site by itself well preserved. Good view of Acropolis

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This is closest entrance to Acropolis from the metro station. Buy ticket here and enjoy the site and slowly stroll to the Acropolis proper. The theater is worth sitting down and enjoying. The mosaic floor of the theater is still well preserved.

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Paphos, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

You pass this attraction on the way up to the Parthenon. It was nice to be able to walk around the area unlike other parts which are not accessible. Nice place to sit down and relax whilst taking in the history. Don't just walk past, stop and appreciate you are standing in one of the, if not THE oldest Theatre... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

You will see the Theater of Dionysos on the way up to the Parthenon. It is located on the Acropolis as well. It is amazing it has many different speakers and they still have artists playing music in the Theater (usually evenings but you will have to check with locals) It is perfect to sit and have dinner outside of... More 

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