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Anfiteatro Romano

Piazza Stesicoro | Ingresso gratuito, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 715 0508
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Ancient Ruins

Our tour bus detoured so that we could view these ruins. the guide advised that they were the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dan L
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Bunbury, Australia
Center of town

You can't believe such an amazing ruin can be in the center of town with houses all around. Well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rickyv007
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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“small section” (2 reviews)
“via etnea” (3 reviews)
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Piazza Stesicoro | Ingresso gratuito, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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+39 095 715 0508
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"roman amphitheater"
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"via etnea"
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"excavations"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour bus detoured so that we could view these ruins. the guide advised that they were the remains of a colosseum that once rivalled the Rome Colosseum in size. Over the centuries the ruins had been covered to allow housing and commercial developments and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't believe such an amazing ruin can be in the center of town with houses all around. Well worth a visit

Thank rickyv007
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately you can see just a little part of it, but it is very cool because it is in the Center of the City. The rest of it is under your feet covered by the modern streets. No fees, it is free

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Reviewed February 10, 2018

Considering it’s free this isn’t a bad place to have a quick look around. This consists of a small ruin that has been encroached upon by development of the city. Still retains some of its arches under the theatre.

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Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Right in the centre of the city this is a striking piece of archeological discovery. The way that this site has been recovered and preserved is amazing especially when you consider when it was done around 1903 and the eruption from Etna that had occurred....More

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Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

They discovered this when re surfacing the road around the small square. Having found it the rebuilt the road anyway, so only a small section remains. Its hardly worth the effort, but if you are passing you may as well take a peep. It won't...More

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Reviewed November 19, 2017

For a fee you can walk through the ruin and get a guided tour. Nevertheless there are sidewalks around the small area of the surviving parts of this site. There is signage which tells about the history of the theater.

Thank Bill E
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Reviewed October 19, 2017

In the center of the city, there is a hole in the streat, with ruins inside ;) Don't be afraid - It is safe - with a fance. You can see how big the theatre was, mainly thanks to tables - makes impression. If you...More

Thank docangie
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

The venue is located in the city center of Catania. Parking on the street is difficult. The site is showing ruins of a Roman amphitheater. The site shows only a small part of the theater. The thing was huge in relation. Very interesting.

Thank Christian W
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

It is posible to walk around the ground level of this theatre. The pay booth is down a few steps and then you can go on around independently. However, from the amount of filth that we could see below ground we were very 'put off'....More

Thank grannye
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