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Anfiteatro Romano

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Address: Piazza Sant'Oronzo, 73100, Lecce, Italy
Phone Number: 0832247018
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Great amphitheater. Unfortunately, as other places of this type, did not survive in top condition for our time. But you must see it, when you are in Lecce.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Piotrul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great amphitheater. Unfortunately, as other places of this type, did not survive in top condition for our time. But you must see it, when you are in Lecce.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

it is situated right in the heart of the city.. the view is nice and tehre are all kinds of activitie snow and then inside.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Located in the heart of Lecce, the Italians don't just restore their historic finding but use them too. These are used for concerts, recitals and performances in the evenings. Good to see that it's not just something to look at from a distance.

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Thank CantSingforToffee
The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Nice amphitheatre in the old centre of Lecce. Especialiy because it looks like it belongs in the current city center. The theatre is also used for performances which looks very good.

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Colchester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

The ampitheatre is surrounded by modern buildings and set below street level. It can only be viewed from the street and being so enclosed loses some of the appeal of the site.

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Montana Rose
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 379 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

No where near as big as the colosseum, yet, still stunning it sits in the center of a 'modern' city. Saw it at night, in the light of a full moon and bathed in the cities yellow lights. Makes you feel like you are in a story book.

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North Hampshire, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Lovely amphitheatre just rising up amongst the city centre. Would loved to have watched an event here as it felt so atmospheric

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Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

It is good to see such preservation. The ruins are protected and still in use and very easy to get to in Lecce.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We got this place in a preparation for a event and so will you if I am not mistaken. It's for sure a place you should visit cause the city is really small. So not hard feelings for this place. Just give it a try and if you get it empty you are a lucky one :)

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Anfiteatro - Built between the 1st and 2nd century AD. It was discovered at the beginning of the 1900's, during construction. At a time when Lecce had a population of 4,000, the amphitheatre could accommodate 25,000 spectators. Elliptical in shape, it measures 102 metres x 83 metres. Unfortunately a lot of it is still buried under the city, but what... More 

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