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Second-century theater built into the hillside.
Dionissiou Areopagitou, Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What an incredible and unique experience it is to sit in this amazing amphitheatre from thousands of years ago, to watch an opera, a concert (or 4 in my case!), and a couple of ancient Greek dramas!! I'm very lucky to live in Athens so...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank chris73259
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Odeon is a beautiful mix of ancient and modern. The backdrop stage area wall is a beautiful and impressive ancient structure that towers over the modern main stage. The seating area is also a modern recreation of the old seating area that mixes quite...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately that I could not get the visit for a show at the theatre however I was just lucky to get a close view of it. It is magnificent and stunning.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Twaffoor
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not have a chance to see a concert inside the Herod Atticus Odeon. I was able to view inside the Odeon from arches by the entrance but access was closed. One can stand and wonder what is was like thousands of years ago.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Chris P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the atmosphere at this ancient open air theatre seating 5000 people. There are many young people waiting to show you to your set and to help climbing the steps. Mainly musical events and I have chosen classical or opera, most recently to hear...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Alison W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Herod Atticus Odeon is a beautiful open air ancient amphitheater in the Acropolis area. We saw some singers performing during the day and the acoustics were excellent.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank USCKaboom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was not my first time in Athens, but I finally got tickets for an opera at Odeon. It is a magical place, acoustics is fantastic. There are little cushion provided for each seat, but it does get a bit uncomfortable after two hours. I...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank MarinaKarat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like everyone-else says, if you are in Athen it will be memorable to go to the concert here. However I found it very difficult to find the below practical information I wish I could find it easy, so here goes for the future audiences: -Reserve...More

Date of experience: July 2019
4  Thank lovemusicandart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Performances here, directly under the Acropolis, are stellar! The acoustics are wonderful, the stage and lighting brilliant...the performers energized!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank elenilam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here to se La Traviata. Its an amazing experience. Both the historical significance, as well as the breathtaking construction and the view of the surroundings make this a beautiful location to watch a concert or theatre play. But be warned; 2+ hours on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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July 2, 2019|
Response from Maria G | Reviewed this property |
While I do not know the answer to your question, I will say, that often shows begin rather late in Greece. Hopefully someone else can be of better help to you.
July 2, 2019|
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Response from Helen66255562365 | Reviewed this property |
They had 1 per seat
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March 31, 2019|
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Response from Helen66255562365 | Reviewed this property |
you can check their site
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