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Address: Raml Station Square | At Kom El Dekka near the Roman Museum, Alexandria 21599, Egypt
Phone Number: 4902904
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Built in the 2nd century AD, this Roman amphitheater has 13 semicircular...

Built in the 2nd century AD, this Roman amphitheater has 13 semicircular tiers made of white and gray marble.

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Old Roman Theatre, Interesting Echo experiencing

The place is currently under restoration, but the roman theater part is open to visitors, There is a spot there where the singers would stand and the echoes can only be heard in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is currently under restoration, but the roman theater part is open to visitors, There is a spot there where the singers would stand and the echoes can only be heard in that one spot, was great to experience it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This smaller attraction certainly is a wonderful place to learn about the roman's. The amphitheatre was made in such a way that to stand in the right spot you can be heard all over the ruins are very intriguing.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

A beautiful part of history in the city. As everything else in Egypt you have to pay just to enter and everything is neglected and not clean, but worthwhile to go there.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Not just the ampitheatre, but a Roman villa with ongoing excavations of an original, in-situ mosaic floor. Also other fascinating ruins and items recovered from the port of Alexandria.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I have visited the Roman Amphitheater sight today..it's a wonderful place ..it needs some restoration ..but the ruins of the buildings shows how the Greco-Roman period in Alexandria was great ..and you can see that obviously in Villa of Birds which has mosaics panels depicting different colorful birds with tiny details. .beautiful

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Alexandria, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

No one lives in Alex without visiting the roman theater, pompey pillar, catacombs, cracalla tomb, Islamic citadel qaiutbay and other monument

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

By comparison, this is a new discovery only found in the 1960's. It is a run down site but the ancient amphitheatre was amazing to see with the coloumns and marble, the seat numbers and the other buildings with the ancient red brick walls. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Located a few steps from the main train station of Alexandria. This is the most complete Roman ruin in Egypt. It was a small amphetheatre used for music and the reading of poetry and dates from the 2nd century AD. Other ruins have been excavated on the site. These include a bath house, and villas with well-preserved mosaics. While the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

The small theatre was cute. And the echo spot was interesting. The rest of the area still needs to be fully excavated. Is looks a bit run down

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München, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

For currently entrance of 30 LE this is a not too expensive site, which we liked to visit. Carefully digged out and nice to view area.

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