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Theater of Dionysus

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Address: Mitseon 25, Athens 105 58, Greece
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First of all it is the oldest theater in the world and even if there are only ruins left is still worth a visit. Only because is still exist. It is part of Acropolis tour.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all it is the oldest theater in the world and even if there are only ruins left is still worth a visit. Only because is still exist. It is part of Acropolis tour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of the acropolis and as with much (if not all) of the site it's impressive but more so for the history than what you get to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Theater of Dionysus is the most ancient theater of the world, and that tis very interesting, the most famous known ancient Greek, and poets had her premiere performances of their plays; The auditorium was first made of wood and later one they were reconstructed in marble; the theater is sculpted on the rock of Acropolis and had a capacity... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good example of a theatre, able to walk around most areas, would have given it a 5 but the security guard was a little whistle happy when he saw some people going the wrong way, made me jump out of my skin. Not suitable for pushchairs or wheelchairs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Theater of Dionisios is inside the complex of Acropolis. It's amazing to sit at it's steps and go back in the time. Breathtaking!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Same as the rest of the ruins in the Acropolis, a lot is left to imagination. They have done a fantastic job at preserving the ruins, but to really appreciate it, you have to think about how old it is, and what was done there so many years ago.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its grandiose is visible from a few vantage points (one of which is the plateau of the Acropolis) Take some time and enjoy the history of the place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Preserved enough for a good visual, if you have seen other amphitheatres whether Greek or Roman, you know what to expect. You can easily walk by this anyway, so may as well pause and imagine the performances.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

PArt of the Acropolis. Very well preserved. If you lucky you might bhave a chance to see a show there. Yes, it is still active theatre. How cool is that? :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

While on top of the Acropolis, do not forget to look down on this fantastic ruin! It is the fabled birthplace of Greek tragedy and it was the first stone theater ever built. It was supposed to house 17,000 viewers.

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