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Odeum of Herodes Atticus (Odeion / Irodion)

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Address: Odos Dionissiou Areopayitou, Athens, Greece
Phone Number: 123456789
Description: Second-century theater built into the hillside.

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A piece of art!

Looking from the top is amazing and would be awe-inspiring if theres a concert going on. Nevertheless the architecture is impressive.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Looking from the top is amazing and would be awe-inspiring if theres a concert going on. Nevertheless the architecture is impressive.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

This would be on your way up or down from visiting the acropolis. Make sure to take the few extra steps over to this area, you can't miss it. Great picture taking spot up close with the ruins (as opposed to staying 50 feet away from the Parthenon)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We viewed this from eye level while wandering around the Acropolis and then again from above when we climbed to the top. It is truly beautiful and certainly worth visiting. Our regret was that we did not attend a classicaz music concert - the acoustics would have been incredible

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Aviano, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

What a great place to learn some amazing facts about ancient Greece. Make sure you have your camera ready. More than plenty areas for great photo ops

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Went here by night and it is very romantic. It has been reconstructed with marble and seems to be in use occasionally. Very cool theatre, but much of it seems new.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is one that stands out because of what it is, and it looks amazing and very cool, you will love it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is such a beautiful setting. Try to book a concert, preferably an evening one, if you have the time. Though we were there in the afternoon and a woman was singing, rehearsing, it was awesome. Sorry we had a cruise to catch that evening. Next trip.....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Would love to see a show or attend a concert in this amphitheatre if for no other reason than the setting. This whole experience is like reading a history book with live pictures. You just have to see this stuff. No way to adequately describe it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

You can view this when going up to parthenon. To see it from the top. Or you can pass by Dionysiou Areopagitou road and view it from below.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Originally built in 161AD, this odeum lasted only a century before it was destroyed. However, it was lovingly reconstructed in the 1950's and nowadays it really shines as a central stage for musical performance. If you can plan your visit to combine a concert there - do it. Otherwise, simply admire the combination of ancient and new from the Acropolis.... More 

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