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Odeum of Herodes Atticus (Odeion / Irodion)

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Address: Odos Dionissiou Areopayitou, Athens, Greece
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Second-century theater built into the hillside.

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The right place to visit, day and night.Choose a concert under the moon and you will not forget the experience!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Athens, Greece

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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You will find this amphitheatre on the base of the Acropolis rock. It's open only with the occasion of some music festival but you can see it from the gate, behind the bars. Take a quick look

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Thank adriana199
Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The right place to visit, day and night.Choose a concert under the moon and you will not forget the experience!!!

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Thank Gregath
Athens, Greece
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you come to Athens in the summer during the Athens festival at the Odeum of Herodus atticus you have to watch a performance there (music or drama). The feeling is absolutely unique in the world...the Parthenon is just above the Odeum...pure magic!

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Thank greecechristos
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sadly it was all closed up when we visited, but what we could see through the fencing was amazing. Would loved to have got a better look

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Thank marymeeli
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was one of the hidden sights you could see from the top of the acropolis once we walked down to go and look closer unfortunately we were unable to enter and go into it, we had to take pictures through locked gates, still and incredible piece of history

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Thank Charlotte B
Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place to see ancient tragedy or opera summer time . The environment is fantastic especially at night . The only negative point is that seats are uncomfortable . Better take with you a small pillow.

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Thank Stylianos S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just below the Acropolis is another jewel of the Greek culture. Taking advantage of the wonderful acoustics, too many shows and concerts are taking place especially during the summer when the weather is good. You should feel this magic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Greek Festival is on every year and this is one of the venues. You can still see it from the outside and from the top of the Acropolis in the day time as well. Originally built by Herodus Atticus in memory for his wife (like the Taj Mahal!) it was basically a music venue and they still have amazing... More 

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Thank AFoolForTravel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i was not able to go inside as there is conservation work going on. but you can see it from the periphery. you can use your imagination and feel the presence.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I mean it is a beautiful sight. When visiting the Acropolis you will pass the theater on your way up to the Parthenon. So no matter what you'll be able to see it. It was magnificent to see the view of Athens and get pictures of the city below and the well preserved structure on top. We personally stopped here... More 

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