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Address: Ethniki Odos Isthmou Archaias Epidavrou, Epidavros 210 52, Greece
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An ancient Greek theater built in the third century.

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Lovely park, remarkably well preserved structure, magical acoustics. Lots of fun to try it. Not far from Athens. Must see.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Geneva, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely park, remarkably well preserved structure, magical acoustics. Lots of fun to try it. Not far from Athens. Must see.

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Santa Monica, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is really a WOW. Just beautiful. Have a friend or your kids run to the top of the seating area and then you stand in the middle and drop a coin. Yep. You can hear it! Never gets old. lol. I had been here in 1977 and was wowed then...still amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Historic site of Epidauros during our recent trip to Athens. It is quite a popular site and very well preserved. It takes you back in time of the ancient Greeks and the way they lived their life in grand splendour. I can only imagine how this place would've been 1000s of years ago, so very modern for its... More 

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Province of Terni, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The theater of Epidaurus is one of the greatest examples of ancient Greek architecture remained to this day. Is located in the lower part of the Peloponnese in the region of Argolida in the archaeological complex of Ancient Epidaurus is about 130 km from Athens and 190 km from Patras. The theater of Epidaurus was built in the fourth century... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You know, don`t you, that if your friend stands on the middle of the stage and drops a coin and you sit on a very last row, you still can hear it? That is true! We had this myth tested and confirm it! That is a real masterpiece of Greek architectural genius.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This was an amazing ancient Theater and the best one we have been in throughout Turkey, Greece and Italy. The acoustics are amazing and you can imagine what has transpired here in 2500 plus years of history! WE were not sure we would have time to see this site and only had 45 minutes and could have easily spent 2-3... More 

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Su Gologone
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We had a cheerful experience with a dog !!! In Italy all have dogs on open destinations, but because Greeks are a little behind! This is our dog smuggled between the leg guards and enjoyed the sights Epidaurus

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Tarquinia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

This piece of art, with its perfect acoustics, makes you wish you could fly back 2,500 years and sit on the steps to watch a great Greek tragedy. It must have been fantastic! Do not forget to visit the nearby museum!

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Epidaurus is the best preserved ancient theatre in Greece, perhaps the world. The theatre is still used for performances. The acoustics are marvellous, you can almost hear a pin drop. Certainly, you can hear whispers bouncing from one side of the theatre to another. Epidaurus is somewhat off the beaten track, but this ancient theatrical venue will repay you effort.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Epidavros or Epidaurus is the small city on Peloponnese, was the most celebrated healing center of the Classical world. People went there to heal illnesses, and get advice from God Asclepios what they should do to get healthy. Today, the city hosts the best preserved theatre in whole Greece. The theater is best known for its amazing acoustics - supposedly... More 

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