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Address: Viale Paradiso 14 | Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 093166206
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This well-preserved Greek theater (5th-centry B.C.) is still used for...

This well-preserved Greek theater (5th-centry B.C.) is still used for performances of classical works.

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The glory of ancient Siracusa

The 3rd biggest theater of antiquity.The place where many tragedies of Aeschylus ,as ''Persians'', had their premiere.Today, you may see only a part of it because the marbles were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Maria T
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were staying in Syracuse and thought we would take a gentle walk to the site, it was a very hot day. It was closed! Decided to take the tourist bus the next day which was an easy journey. Enjoyed the park but take plenty of water as few of the water fountains work. Interesting and descriptions in English. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The 3rd biggest theater of antiquity.The place where many tragedies of Aeschylus ,as ''Persians'', had their premiere.Today, you may see only a part of it because the marbles were used to built the fortification of Ortygia.The view of the sea at the backround will recompense the 10 min walk from the entrance.

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Thank Maria T
Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful to see Electra performed so powerfully at night in an outdoor amphitheater where plato performed!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an amazing place and you have to see if to believe the sheer size and scale of it. You can walk up and around the site. At the top you can sit in the shade and just admire the view.

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Warwick, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not only is this amphitheater well-preserved--you can visit it for free during the day--but it presents classical Greek plays in Italian. Not sure when the theater season starts but the last two shows were June 25 and 26 this year. Tickets are not cheap--the cheapest ones are 32 euro but they are available right up until performance time because the... More 

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Thank Dorothy B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

So good state of the theatre almost 2300 years old! It is unbelivable to close eyes and imagine the actors on the stage. 😄

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Thank Ewa K
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Greek theatre is well preserved, big and impressive. It's architecture is very typical. It's worth to be seen.

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were really looking forward to visiting these ruins. As it turns out you can get into part of the area for free, the paid bit is the quarry & caves and the Greek theatre- this was very disappointing as most of it has been covered over as it is being used for concerts! To be honest if you are... More 

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Punta Secca, Sicilia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully situated, wonderful views of the sea. Perfect acoustics, brings Greek drama to us humans today!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really dissapointing compared to other great sights around the world. Not worth your time - go to the beach instead!!!!

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