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Address: Via Teatro Greco 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 0942 232220
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

The view of Mount Etna and the sea beyond is absolutely superb at...

The view of Mount Etna and the sea beyond is absolutely superb at Taormina's 10,000-seat ancient Greek amphitheater, which was erected in the third century BC and expanded by the Romans.

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amazing Greek theatre

ancient cultures, that have given pace to modern times.Being in such sites makes one think on the importance of history.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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ancient cultures, that have given pace to modern times.Being in such sites makes one think on the importance of history.

Thank SabrinaVV
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€10 is pretty expensive in comparison with much better preserved & presented amphitheatre, however it was worth it for the views of both coasts, Etna & the mainland.

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Nice place, spectacular view. Recommend to come when is no clouds then you can see etna we didn't saw mountain

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Pisa, Toscana, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I racomand it. It's a very beautiful and cultural place where you can see all the coast, the centre of Taormina and Giardini next.

Thank Anna B
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Taormina late April and found this Theatre to be very good. Its mostly ruins however the location, the set-up and views are very good from here. They do live opera and other performances here as well. If you get a chance then buy the tickets for such shows. Although ruins - the main structure is well maintained and... More 

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Quite a climb up but worth it. Not the best theatre but the best theatre with a view! Lovely to look the other way over to the Italian mainland.

Thank Felicity2011
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Situated at the very top of a hill this antique theatre has a fabulous view of the Etna as well as the coastline. Absolutely worth visiting although the entry is 10 Euros per person.

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You should definitely visit the greek amphitheatre, it's just off the main plaza on Corso Umberto. Cost is €10 for an adult, children free! The views from her with Mount Etna in the background is just amazing. I would recommend visiting just before lunch time as you miss the tours in the morning. Dress with sensible shoes as there are... More 

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This is the main attraction of the town for me. You can see how important this place must have been. Great overlooking views of the surrounding area. A must

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I visited last year and thought it was worth the 10 euros admission. However went back with a friend this year only to find most areas cordoned off. Due to renovation and g7. Would have expected a reduced admission cost.

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