We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
A step back in history

Loved this site, it’s free and has a real sense of history where you can sit and touch the... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2019
Ceobola
,
County Mayo, Ireland
Lovely site

Great little place, a bit out of the way but free entry and an amazingly well preserved and unique... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
Lady_Snowhawk
,
Greater London, United Kingdom
Read all 31 reviews
All photos (10)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Jul 4, 2019
“A step back in history”
Jul 30, 2018
“Lovely site”
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
80°
64°
Sep
71°
56°
Oct
63°
49°
Nov
Contact
Thoricus 190 01, Greece
Website
+30 2292 026884
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (31)
Filter reviews
14 results
Traveler rating
8
6
0
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
8
6
0
0
0
See what travelers are saying:
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 14 reviews
Reviewed July 4, 2019

Loved this site, it’s free and has a real sense of history where you can sit and touch the monument. It’s quiet and you can give your own speech to your loved ones. Nothing else at the site no shops or restaurants but it has...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Ceobola
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Great little place, a bit out of the way but free entry and an amazingly well preserved and unique ampitheatre, with great sights of the nearby coast! Perfect for a short break and some great photos, would recommend if you're in the area.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Lady_Snowhawk
Reviewed May 28, 2018

One of the best ancient theatre swith unique for its odd oval shape i visit is amazing view to sea and the island of Makronisos , Next to the theater, the visitor can see the restored ancient ore washery and gallery entrances (closed)

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank LavrioGuide
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Amazing ruins sprawling over the hillside with a great original theatre being the centrepiece. The remains of a silver mine are visible and a wash plant has been restored. Hard to find but easy to access.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank zimmyzimmy
Reviewed August 10, 2017

This site is somewhat out of the way, but definitely worth a look. It has very considerable historical importance. The discovery and mining of silver at Laureion (mod. Lavrio) allowed Themistokles to build a large Athenian navy in the decade before king Xerxes of Persia...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Stephen C
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Situated at Thoricos, 3km north of Lavrion, this is an odd one. One of the oldest surviving ancient theatres in Greece, it is situated on a hillside next to an ancient mineshft entrance and some restored ore-washing facilities. Just north of the theatre, you can...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Haris314
Reviewed December 24, 2016

4 km North of LAVRIO Town. Ancient theater, Archaeological site open to the public -Free entrance- no Bus to go there only by taxi or walking...

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Nikolas M
Reviewed September 18, 2016

This is an open site - useful as so many sites are closed on Mondays. It is easy to find just slightly north of Lavrio. The site is strangely split into two parts - divided by a fence. Entering through the gate you quickly come...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank MestaChios
Reviewed August 22, 2016

We only knew this site was here because of a guide book we bought at Sounio, which mentioned it. There are no signs to it from the main road; you just have to guess, though it is just possible to make out the theatre from...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed April 26, 2016

Among the oldest ancient demes of Attica, Thorikos was one of the 12 settlements that, according to tradition, took part in the political unification under Athens. In a very good condition,not far from Lavrio old town.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank elenipenny
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Hotel Saron
90 reviews
4.27 miles away
Cape Sounio, Grecotel Exclusive Resort
893 reviews
5.84 miles away
Aegeon Beach Hotel
411 reviews
6.00 miles away
Plaza Resort Hotel
406 reviews
6.03 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all nearby restaurants
Christos grillhouse
87 reviews
1.42 miles away
Arte Italiana
97 reviews
1.57 miles away
To Steki tou Mina
405 reviews
1.60 miles away
To Atherinaki
71 reviews
1.52 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2 nearby attractions
Mineralogical Museum
26 reviews
1.52 miles away
Archeological Museum of Lavrion
19 reviews
1.45 miles away
Soma Therapy & Spa
14 reviews
1.77 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ancient Theater of Thorikos staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines