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“A beautiful historic place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Acropolis and Ancient Theater

Acropolis and Ancient Theater
north end of Sparta, Sparta, Greece
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Ranked #6 of 8 things to do in Sparta
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“A beautiful historic place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

If you like ancient theatres Sophocles and Euripides...this is a place for you...

Visited December 2011
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“Worth a visit if you enjoy ancient history”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

After stopping for a photo opportunity at the Leonadis Statue we followed the signs to Ancient Sparta, drove up the road & parked near the infants school. It was a very hot day & despite the scattering of shade you really needed a hat & water. The walk along the well formed pathway was a gentle rise passing several interesting sites including the 'whipping' theatre & the acropolis, most of the ruins are barely knee high.

Once on the top of the hill we found an archeological dig going on. There were several staff working under large shades & the area was off-limits, however you could still see much of the area from outside the minimalist fencing.

Having studied Ancient Sparta in primary school I really enjoyed the opportunity to see something of the remains. All the stones etc were reused in the construction of Mystras or so I read.

Visited August 2011
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