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Address: Via Arte della Cartapest, 73100 , Lecce, Italy
Phone Number: 0832682126
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Small but nice.

This is not a huge Roman tneater and it is sort of hidden down a side street but well worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 11, 2015
PeterAZ
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Scottsdale

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Seattle, Washington
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125 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

The Roman theater is in Centro and can be viewed free from the street, however, if you want to explore it you can buy a 3 Euro ticket that admits you to the museum and allows access to the grounds. The museum is small but with a few interesting pieces from the teatro and information about the discovery and excavation... More 

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Thank mcmash
Scottsdale
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651 reviews
288 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 348 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

This is not a huge Roman tneater and it is sort of hidden down a side street but well worth a visit.

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Thank PeterAZ
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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489 reviews
196 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

The theatre is still in use for concerts and theatre, 2000 years after it was built, and makes an interesting focal point for the city centre. Worth a visit but I I don't think it is worth paying for the museum that goes with it.

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Thank DTM56
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Let your imagination take you back to the Greek and Roman theatre productions, with masks on display and information about the satyrs, tragedies and comedies which were staged in this venue. If you can ignore the open air exhibit of 21st Century plastic drinks bottles, other rubbish and the smell of urine at the upper railings where the stray cats... More 

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Thank kensmoon
Brussels
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650 reviews
281 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The Roman theatre is not intact but it is in a quite good condition. You can see it easily even without paying the entry.

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Thank Rosario_it
Melbourne
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75 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This "museum" was full of models made of paper mache or similar material and appeared to contain nothing authentic except for the theatre itself. Save yourself the entry fee and see another Roman theatre for free in Piazza Sant'Oronzo.

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Thank David M
Naples, Italy
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122 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The theater is in good condition as ancient theaters go. The museum attached is small and basic but serves the purpose of explaining the basics of how a Roman theater worked. Cheap entry, and being able to climb around the seats is cool.

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Thank khstamper
Lisbon, Portugal
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Lecce is a city that you can have a face to face view with our past . . . full of history and surprises that you will keep in mind!!!

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Thank Fatima Q
Sydney, Australia
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142 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I'm very glad I checked this out but it was pricey to get in - all things considered. However, if they spend the entry on making more of the museum then this will be an awesome attraction one day. It must be a magnificent place to see a performance at. If you LOVE history then do it, it's great to... More 

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Thank James C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Great place to what some scene or have good music. Very nice place also for the history enthusiastics.

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