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Address: Palea Epidavros, Epidavros, Greece
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Description: An ancient Greek theater built in the third century.

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Cannot believe this place!

Everyone had to try it and yes it works. Drop a coin in the circle in the middle of the stage and you can hear it on the top row. What is amazing is it is still used today! What... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Everyone had to try it and yes it works. Drop a coin in the circle in the middle of the stage and you can hear it on the top row. What is amazing is it is still used today! What plays this stage saw! It was a honor to be able to stand on this stage!

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I've been there on April 15,2015.It was amazing and surprising for ancient Greek architecture and culture.This place is one of the UNESCO cultural heritage and jewel of ancient Greek.Their sound system for 13000 people at that time was great.This circular,peristyle building with famous sculptures are vey impressive.It's also one of the most perfect,and the best preserved of the ancient Greek... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I've always been a lover of ancient history and this place didn't dissapoint at all. It's definitely one of my favourite places in Greece. I apsolutely recommend you to go there if you have a chance 'cause all i can say is magneficent....perfection... just wow. We also tried to cut the paper down there and we heard it in last... More 

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South Brunswick, New Jersey
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This is a great site to visit. The acoustics are superb in this prehistoric amphitheater. Try it out.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

what a site ! the best preserved theatre in the world no doubt ! with a capacity of 13000 and acoustics that will leave you mesmerised. a jewel of the ancient greek. while here do stroll around the other remaints of the archeological site and the museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Probably my favorite place of all of the places I visited in Greece. The theatre is stunning, but there is so much more to this place! It is a great ruin, and definitely worth the trek from Athens to go see this gem.

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Fall City, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We are theatre buffs, so a trip to Epidaurus was a must-see during our month in Greece. We were eager to test the ancient acoustics. After a few tries, I was able to find a spot on the stage to say a few lines of a poem that my 5 family members could hear from different parts of the theatre.... More 

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Tal-y-Cafn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Before I visited Epidavros, I was already expecting to see an outstanding ampitheatre; however, there is so much more to this site. The theatre, in itself, is unbelievable. The acoustics are so finely tuned that if someone stands in the centre and rustles a piece of paper, it can be heard even in the highest seats. I was not aware,... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The amphitheatre is very impressive. The old stones sing of the past. Whilst we visited some teenage students were performing some ancient ( I think) scenes from Greek drama.This was truly magical in the setting.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

we went during low season, but had good weather. it was so beautiful. hardly any people. we had a quick, but delicious lunch at a lunch caravan (fresh squeezed orange juice, sandwiches, and espresso). heavenly with the weather we had.

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