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Teatro Romano (Roman Theater & Baths)

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Address: Viale Francesco Ferrucci, Volterra, Italy
Phone Number: 3280707834
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Interesting Roman ruins

You'll get great views of the ruins from the city wall promenade. An easy walk along Via Lungo le Mure.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Cape Coral, Florida
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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Volterra is a really interesting town, and the Etruscan site at the top of a hill is the oldest part. It's an interesting site, impressing on you how sophisticated the Etruscans were, with architecture similar and older than Roman building. The site isn't large, and takes less than an hour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You'll get great views of the ruins from the city wall promenade. An easy walk along Via Lungo le Mure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We used Rick Steve's guide for a walking tour and were pleasantly surprised by this wonderful Roman ruin.

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cambridge UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend longer looking for parking in Volterra then walking around the amphitheatre - in hindsight it was a mistake to drive there mid afternoon and expect it to be simple. Parking was a nightmare and consisted of getting waved on from full car parks with no signage on alternatives. The attraction itself was great for a quick walk round and... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing ancient roman theater but when we visited it it was a little bit dirty. I think they should take care of this kind of things

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Fishers, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Smaller version of what you will experience in Rome, but still as impressive in its own right. Take your time and try to imagine what this was like centuries ago. Only 3 euro entry fee and definitely worth it. Self-guided. Would do this again.

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Yorktown Heights, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Saw these ruins of a Roman theater from above only - which was fine for me. There are tour guides that can give you information on these during part of their walking tour, our audio tour only gave a very brief description of this. The background view of this made a beautiful setting. Amazing how old these are and still... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

We visited the Roman theatre but were told we could actually walk among the ruins ... after paying for the tickets. So we got to observe the ruins (which are very small btw) from a distance. To be honest: there is a (free, I believe) panoramic view just before getting to the ruins. You may as well visit that instead.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We stopped to view the site of the ruins from above. It's hard to imagine that they have existed for almost 2000 years. We didn't have a chance to explore the ruins but will next time.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

These ruins are unique as they can be viewed from above in a great setting on a background of beautiful rolling Tuscan hills. This gives you an appreciation of incredible talents of Roman architects who masterfully used the open space and combined it with a beauty of the nature. Magnificent and very spiritual place: we all got energized! Too bad... More 

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