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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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Unforgettable experience on nature acoustic

This is unexpected experience where the ancient understanding of acoustic is way above anyone's imagination. Imagine this is not enclose or confine in a theatre, but the acoustic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This is unexpected experience where the ancient understanding of acoustic is way above anyone's imagination. Imagine this is not enclose or confine in a theatre, but the acoustic performs way above the expectation and this is outdoor where they take into the surrounding with trees and open space to perform the best..I was in awe… do climb to the top... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

It is fun to try out the acoustics. I you have time visit the small museum. It is rather old and small but has a few interesting items. Be careful at the theater it is easy to fall over uneven rocks.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The theatre is definitely impressive and worth a visit - we went there by car so it was easily accessible for us too. However, i think it's not worth the six euro they charge if you're not a student (its three then).

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Kalamata, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

You never expect what you are about to see when you go visit the theatre. The souroundings are very beautiful andt the theater itself is AMAZING. Try testing the acoustics, it's fun. The site has more around to see like a small museum and a temple of Asclipeus and other ancient ruins. The entrance ticket is cheap and there is... More 

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Tinos, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I believe that Epidaurus Theatre Is very impressive and the acoustics of the theatre is unbelievably good. Epidaurus theatre remains an exceptionally well-preserved and fine example of the best of ancient greek theatre design.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This theatre has perfect acoustics. Our tour group had an english professor on it and she treated us all to a recital from A Midsummers Nights Dream. My son and I could hear every word she said from the "cheap seats". The sweeping views were great. The architectural accomplishment is something to be marvelled. All this for the healing power... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Epidaurus is probably most famous for its theatre, well worth a trip from Athens to see it. We were informed by the guide thatthe theater is still in use today and proven to be one of the best preserved classical Greek buildings. If you go, make sure you go up to the top just to hear its amazing acoustics.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I ts a place worth visiting so unique and a great experience Its very well maintained we visited during low season only very few people and we had a wonderful time, we tried the accoustic and climbed to the top the view is beautiful When here you can also Visit the ruins or a meseum even though it doesnt have... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Wonderful to return to Epidaurus after 35 years and be reminded why it made such an impression! The theatre is awe-inspiring - a marvel of engineering and a living piece of incredible history. But there is so much more! Do explore the whole site - a wonderful array of ancient buildings and temples in a truly evocative and peaceful setting.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Ancient Epidaurus was considered the greatest "wellness center" of the Classical World. Unhealthy individuals from throughout the Mediterranean World would come here to relax in the therapeutic mineral baths that were believed to harbor restorative properties. The theater at Epidaurus was an important part of the healing process. The Ancient Greeks believed that "laughter is the best medicine," so the... More 

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