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Theater of Dionysus

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Address: Mitseon 25, Athens 105 58, Greece
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I wish I was there when it was in working condition. Hints of so many beautiful details can be seen from the ruins.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I wish I was there when it was in working condition. Hints of so many beautiful details can be seen from the ruins.

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is the part of Acroplis of Athens. when you go to the Acropolis, you can see restored Theater. But you cannot go inside of the theater yet.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a charming theatre on the slopes if the Acropolis, It's one of the two theaters there, the bigger one, but due to the greater costs, it's not renovated. However, you can have a sit there and enjoy the views.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The theater of Dionysus is visible from the South side of the Acropolis. You can climb down to get there, but we were there on a particularly warm day and by the time we got to the steps the heat had gotten to me and I wasn't doing any more steps. From above, you can see the vast expanse of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's visible from the Acropolis but there isn't much left of it. Needs more restoration. Better to see the Acropolis Museum across the street.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spanning a wide expanse toward the end of your acropolis must-sees, the Theatre of Dionysus was undergoing minor restoration(?) at the time of my visit but it still didn't take away from its beauty.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive ancient theatre that you can walk through and see where ancient performances were held Interesting seats with toilet holes

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

A wonderful historical site to visit and see the remaining architectural details of an era gone by. The Greeks knew what they were doing when they created the Acropolis and this theater! You must wear non-slip flat shoes...no high heels or boots ladies. You won't be disappointed...this site is worth the time and a historical treasure.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

The sanctuary of Dionysos is in the south rampart of the Acropolis, it seems it's the oldest theatre in the world, is like a large shell on the end of the south hill; the great tragic poets of the antiquity plays here, also comedies and were performed for the first time; The spectators had stone seats to watch the performances;... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

Sitting there you'll feel how historical this place use to be. There are seats that were dated back in history where kings and queens used to sit and watch plays. You can't help to wonder what was like during the height of Athens.

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