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Messini Theatre

| Ancient Messene, Messini 240 02, Greece
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One of the highlights of the site

The theatre is very well preserved and, unlike Epidavros, you can take your time to sit down and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nathan d
Excellent Entrance

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

Reviewed May 17, 2018
George M
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Kalamata, Greece
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May 17, 2018
“Excellent Entrance”
2 weeks ago
“One of the highlights of the site”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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| Ancient Messene, Messini 240 02, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank nathan d
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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!

Thank George M
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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

Thank Effi G
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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

Thank Theinnercook
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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

1  Thank stinkwink
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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.

Thank Frank B
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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.

Thank levic43
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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.

Thank Kim B
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