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Address: Mitseon 25, Athens 105 58, Greece
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Such a cool theater

While we were not able to go onto the orchestra of the theater itself, being able to sit in the seats of the theater is pretty amazing. On a sunny day this site gives some... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While we were not able to go onto the orchestra of the theater itself, being able to sit in the seats of the theater is pretty amazing. On a sunny day this site gives some fantastic views of the acropolis and off the other sites around it. Plus its just a really nice place to sit down. Must see in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Theater of Dionysus is a must see among the several attractions within Acropolis. It takes you to the life in ancient Greece and its one of the marvels.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Phenomenal historical site and well preserved. A must visit in Athens. The marble design are outstanding! Highly recommend!

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the foot of the Acropolis. This was a good place to sit and soak in some history - and take great pictures. There is a 10 euro entry fee and in November too, the lines were long, so prepare accordingly. But the theatre and then the Acropolis are well worth the visit!

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's not a great deal to see here just lots of marble foundations, but it is an important site in dramatic arts. It is the first stone theatre ever built and is the birth place of the dramatic arts as we know them today.

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Caniço, Madeira, Portugal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Accessible while visiting the Acropolis (southern slope). Unimpressive when seen from close range (it's damaged pretty good), but still has interesting details worthing an attentive observation. When seen from above, preferably from the Acropolis, it gets a different aura, fitting perfectly in the landscape. If you'd like, you can walk around the seats area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Archeologists have recovered only a fraction of this, one of the oldest theatres in the world and arguably the home of western drama - at it's peak this would have been a stunning and huge arena. Well worth seeing.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ruins of the Theatre Of Dionysus are amazing! Use your imagination to fill the seats and transport back in time. Really nice experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Unlike other sites in Athens this ruin is not roped off and we clambered over the amphitheater marble sitting where ancient Greeks had sat millennia ago. It is not in bad shape and is being restored bit by bit and so hopefully one day be back to all its glory. A wonderful surprise on the south slope of the acropolis... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

This is part of the Acropolis. Which is a must see. Plan 30 minutes to an hour to see this site. Morning is the best time to visit the Acropolis

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