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Epidaurus Theater

Palea Epidavros, Epidavros, Greece
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Epidavros
Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Theaters, History Museums
Description: An ancient Greek theater built in the third century.
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Timisoara, Romania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

The ancient theater of Epidavros is very famous and visited by thousands of people every day. And they have what to see! 6200 seats for the time it was build..wow! And the acoustic is very impressive. You just have to sit on the scene and begin to talk or sing. You'll get what I mean. The theater is used today... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Well worth the 30 minute ride just to sit in this open air theater and hear the acoustics. In July and August they give performances there...would have loved to have been there in time for that.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We have arrived at the Epidaurus theatre in the afternoon of hot day of August (29th of August 2014). Though heat seem to have effected me a lot, I still wanted to go up to the last row and after huffing and puffing I did it! I think acoustic was good, not sure about dropping the coin sound though. I... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Great experience and although famous for its acoustics, you won't be disappointed: it is true. Unfortunately I could not attend a performance, but if I would ever come back here and get a second opportunity, I will try to!

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Austin, Texas
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150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The construction and acoustics of this most magnificent theatre of the ancient world is truly amazing. And best of all, you can climb all over it, sit in various places, and listen to the many tourists test out the acoustics. The museum is small and a bit hot, but has some interesting displays and artifacts. Not to be missed.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We went the last days of August so the heat wasn't an issue. A beautiful site, beautiful acoustics, and no crowds. Wish someone would have broken into song....:)

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I loved the Theater, all the rest is ruins that if you are fan of old things - you will like it. For me it was too hot, so I run over the rest of the location.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The kids loved it! Its probebly better to go not in the middle of the day in August, but it was a nice day trip for us.

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UK
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Opens at 0800am and we arrived 10 minutes earlier so were alone in the theatre. Good time to go and you can hear people talking on stage right at the back of the amphitheatre. Would have liked to be there for an evening play.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The ancient theatre is out of this world. Takes you back in history. Nothing like this anywhere else. It's MAGIC

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