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Address: Viale Paradiso 14 | Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0931 66206
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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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Greek Theatre worth visiting

Although the archeological park is not the best organised, the Greek theater and the Roman theatre are worth visiting . Well,preserved and you,are able to walk round it and get a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Yes, an other great visit in Syracuse, this very nice ancient Amphittheatre, like in Ephasus, very good preserved; Syracuse was a great town with a glorious past; the accoustic was excellent in the theatre still at this time, and the site was serene and quite, it was very hot, the visit was very nice. I want to see and visit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the most magnificent theaters of the ancient world in excellent condition. A stunning glimpse of antiquity. Must-see.

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Lemnos, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ancient Greece in Sicily.The history in front of your eyes.The theater reminds you the glory past of the city.The biggest city of Sicily for centuries.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 15:35. They had just stopped selling tickets. This was November. The supposed reason was that it closes at 16:30. We went the next day and saw the whole complex easily in 50 minutes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply impressive, worth visiting when you are in Syracuse. Some explaining at the site would be nice. Very calm place, nice.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the archeological park is not the best organised, the Greek theater and the Roman theatre are worth visiting . Well,preserved and you,are able to walk round it and get a feel of how it was originally . We walked from Ortiga, and found it only took about 20 minutes, even though it looked quite far on the local map.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We organised a private tour to see this amazing site. Takes about 2 hours to really explore the Greek theatre (amazing and so well preserved) and the Roman Ampitheatre. Our guide was Eva Paola Greco (00393387558537), fabulous for english speakers. Such a depth of knowledge and she brought the place to life.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were truly hyped to visit the Theatre at Syracusa, having researched it and the entire site prior to our visit and, sadly, we were underwhelmed, if not outright disappointed! The whole of the park looked and felt exhausted whether from the traffic of a long season or the need of a serious, 21st century make-over! The curation/presentation is disjointed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well preserved amphitheater- well worth a visit. From Ortigia jump on the 'hop on hop off bus- 4 euros will take you there and beyond

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The day was sunny and warm so we enjoyed strolling along the old archeological sites, first the Roman amphitheatre and later this quite austere Greek theatre. I took the liberty of making an aquatinta...The landscape with Cypresses and Pinetrees and beyond a glimpse of the ocean! Wonderful!

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