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Athens Concert Hall

Vasilissis Sophias Kokkali, Athens, Greece
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Ranked #38 of 198 attractions in Athens
Type: Performances, Ballets, Concerts
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Berlin, Germany
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

The Athens Concert Hall is very lovely and being an architect, I love the marble walls. Marble flooring all over. Their architect or designer wasn’t cheap. Very classy look, very elegant. My dad loved the place and the ballet performance. This one is a nice visit especially during the cold season. Just outside the venue is the metro station so... More

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Toronto, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Kevin Spacey performed here last year and was blown away with the acoustics. This year I took in a play with much delight. The children could not believe it was a open theater

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Visit www.megaron.gr to select the concert of your choice. Beaitiful and luxurious music hall - also a congress center for conferences and corporate events

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Chania Town, Greece
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Beautiful acoustics inside, but nothing special or worth seeing. In line with every 60s concert hall in US cities. Modern, out of scale and place, clashes with the wonderful building that is the US embassy next to it. Too bad the Greeks missed the opportunity to create a modern era monument, one wonders how they feel if they look at... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
44 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Already reviewed as "Megaron" above: it's the same venue! Athens Concert Hall is the English title of the Megaron --please see review above!

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Athens, Greece
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

It's amazing as a building and the concerts are wonderful!It's easy to be reached because of the metro station, which is almost outside the athens Consert Hall! If you visit Athens don't miss it, read on line the program and find out which one of the conserts you like and go! You will have a great time especially if you... More

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Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
37 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Well equipped, dull, double concert - opera auditorium next to the American Embassy. A most expensive and time consuming operation, that was the making of it, with the deepest underground 'well' for the garage. The controversial 'visionary' Lambrakis completed it and possibly misspent the funds in order to create a Bayreuth of sorts. Fine ensembles (symphonic) were traditionally invited. The... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

It's a place where many great artists have performance: Mariinsky Theatre, Jiri Kylian, etc. I have listened to the operetta (a local theatre) and got a great pleasure!

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
48 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Many events..and concerts going on..its a beautiful building with various venues etc.Was a pleasure....Check their website to see whats going on and info.

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Athens, Greece
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Always something happening at the Megaron. See their website for more info, but be warned: everything is almost always sold out!

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