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Teatro Romano (Roman Theater & Baths)

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Address: Viale Francesco Ferrucci, Volterra, Italy
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10:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 5:30 pm

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Volterra’s Roman Amphitheatre was built in the 1st century BC but fell into disrepair and was eventually used as a garbage dump during the middle ages (and was completely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Forney, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Teatro Romano was a surprise since we only went to see the city of Volterra. We parked down below and walked up the long steep hill. We walked all along the side and up the hill beside the ruins. Very interesting find.

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Champaign, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Great quiet spot to peer down at the ruins of the Theater and Baths...both areas are clearly defined. Can also walk over to the entrance and walk closer inside the Theater but it costs a small fee

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

the amphitheatre is both stunning and marvellous which feels natural as its almost carved onto the side of volterra, its definitely worth a visit if your in town with wonderful panoramic views from the top road!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Volterra’s Roman Amphitheatre was built in the 1st century BC but fell into disrepair and was eventually used as a garbage dump during the middle ages (and was completely covered). In addition, the theatre was reduced by the construction of the town’s defensive walls in the 13th century. Archeologists found and excavated the site in the 1950’s. The ruins of... More 

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PORT ALLEGANY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The Teatro Romano can be seen from the road outside Volterra, and also from above behind the town's wall. Much of the structural ruins remain and it is easy to imagine and visualize early theatre performed here.

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Pasadena, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

9.17.2014 - about 2 hours drive from the coastal town of Castiglioncello. Parking for the walled city of Volterra is Euro 6. But the pay-at-the-kiosk set-up on the ground level before retrieving your vehicle is inconvenient especially if you're multiple levels up or down in the parking structure. Best panoramic view is from the hill-top city wall. No fee. Rather... More 

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Vila Nova de Milfontes, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This little village as a lot to see and this place should not be missed. It's true there are so many more ruins like this one and in better condition but if you're around don't miss it. If you get a combined ticket for all the other sites this one is included otherwise just look outside the fence and you'll... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We were the only visitors at the Roman theater and baths as you can also see the site from the roadside through the fence. But since the city offers a one-for-all-ticket it's easy to go in and have a closer look. I was impressed with the size of the partly reconstructed decor. Signs were plenty and interesting. Baths were less... More 

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Kokkedal, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

No exhibition, but only a place to visit. You should go there when in Volterra, but eveything is seen from the outside hidden behind a fence. There might be special attractions but normally this is seen from the outside. Great view and should definitely go tere while in Volterra, but do not drive to Volteera just for this. But being... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

IS nice reast of old theatr you can see it from the hill or entry and learn about the history. for entry you have to have tucany card - circa 14 euro

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