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Excellent Entrance

The theatre makes the monuments entrance more beautiful and imposing! Who can imaging that a couple... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2018
Taleton2407
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Kalamata, Greece
once again impressed

the whole site is unbelievable. I suggest you visit close to the closing time as the sun sets... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2017
EffiG1
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Athens, Greece
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May 17, 2018
“Excellent Entrance”
Aug 7, 2018
“Well preserved”
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Astonishing and great environment! Very nice experience, if you are nearby do pay a visit! The theatre is so beautiful and imposing!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank caeleste
Reviewed July 3, 2018

The theatre is very well preserved and, unlike Epidavros, you can take your time to sit down and think about its rich history or even test the acoustics of the theatre.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank EldarND
Reviewed May 17, 2018

The theatre makes the monuments entrance more beautiful and imposing! Who can imaging that a couple of decades ago was cover by mud... thanks to Mr. Themelis the whole monument is the best shape ever!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Taleton2407
Reviewed May 30, 2017

the whole site is unbelievable. I suggest you visit close to the closing time as the sun sets around this time and the heat is bearable. We visited in August and that heat was an issue. We didn't want to leave, though. They had to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank EffiG1
Reviewed May 17, 2017

You don't need much of an imagination to sit on the seat in this theatre and imagine that you are part of an assembly! According to our guide , in 214 BC a meeting between King Philip V of Macedonia and Aratos the Sikyonian, took...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Theinnercook
Reviewed May 16, 2017

The archeologists did, the nearly impossible, put together the ancient theater from scraps, and now it is fully operational with 2500 seats. The original one had 5000 seats. The plan of the authorities, to make the whole city alive again. The rebuilt theater is already...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed May 1, 2017

part of ancient messini ruins. theatre is nice with still some tiles on the floor. well kept and embedded in green slopes.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Frank B
Reviewed April 21, 2017

The largest theater of the Ancient Greek world. Only part of it has survived and it has been partially reconstructed so that it can accommodate present day theater shows.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank levic43
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Impressive Theatre to rival anything in Greece and Rome. There were only 5 other people there which made it all the more spectacular.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Kim B
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