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Roman Odeon of Kos

Kos Town, Greece
+30 2242 028326
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Impressive, evocative, educative

The ancient theater, or odeon (from "oda", a genre of Ancient Greek poetry), is well preserved and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
victor545
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Bucharest, Romania
Nothing special

Compare to other that I have seen early, this teather has nothing special. It is quite little but... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2017
Sauzer1975
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Cusano Milanino, Italy
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  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
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“free entry” (8 reviews)
“stage area” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Kos Town, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ancient theater, or odeon (from "oda", a genre of Ancient Greek poetry), is well preserved and very well presented to the public. The visitor can understand that the theater (the odeon) was a complex institution: besides the artistic aspect, it was the place of...More

Thank victor545
Reviewed October 30, 2017

Compare to other that I have seen early, this teather has nothing special. It is quite little but it’s close to Kos town and free to enter.

Thank Sauzer1975
Reviewed October 22, 2017

The restored odeon in Kos is free and open directly from the street. If visiting take a moment to explore the catacombs below the main structure to learn more about the site's history.

Thank johninnes
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Entrance is free and its nice to look at, climb the seats to the top, or stand on the stage. We went there several years ago and then the catacombs were closed. They are now open and contain a lot of nice info boards and...More

Thank Carin K
Reviewed September 25, 2017

In the day, it's just a stone structure, but at night with a performance, the magic of history weaves an atmospheric air in the theatre - which it did centuries ago! The performance I was at used amplification - for which I was disappointed, seeing...More

Thank leekm
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful piece of history. Free admission to the site and inside (under) the odeon. Lovely views of the mountains behind. Well worth a look if you're passing by or fishing the Roman Casa just 5mins walk away.

Thank Natalie W
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Lovely piece of Greek history to visit! Well work a look if you are into culture and history when exploring the island. We visited on way to Kos town X

Thank larrrxxx
Reviewed September 12, 2017

A small site with the original odeon (partly restored) which you can wander around. Not far from the Casa Romana and worth a visit if you're in the area.

Thank Bored-Commuter1
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Why they don't charge for these sites I don't know. Don't forget to see the exhibit under the odeon.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed August 24, 2017

The Odeon is well preserved and fully accessible, and the catacombs that run underneath it are a delightful curiosity, complete with a resident bat who probably thinks it's permanent twilight as he flies around. Free and worth seeing.

Thank alanbrown489
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