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Address: Ethniki Odos Isthmou Archaias Epidavrou, Epidavros 210 52, Greece
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Phone Number: +30-2753-02-20-26

An ancient Greek theater built in the third century.

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The best place to watch Ancient Greek theatrical shows

We visited the theater for the show of Ekklisiazouses. It was a marvelous experience. The acoustics in this place are fantastic. You could hear the actors walking on the stage... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited the theater for the show of Ekklisiazouses. It was a marvelous experience. The acoustics in this place are fantastic. You could hear the actors walking on the stage from the farthest seats. Would love to visit again.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It so intact and in such a good shape! Impressive just to sit and admire the scenery, the acoustics. It was amazing. A must see! Also, if you can catch an evening performance, you will not be disappointed!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Everytime I visit Greece, I must pass through this perfectly naturally mathematically scientifically sound creation. I remember seeing my first plat there starring the great Kevin Spacey as Richard III. It was a brutal wait for the performance to start since you sit in the sun for hours...no shade. But once the sun had set, at around 10pm, you were... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful archaeological site but very small museum. If you are going to a live play at the open air theater in July or August make sure that you sit close to the left side (looking down to the stage) for an easier early escape or you may have to suffer through 2.5 -3 hours of a modernized version of a... More 

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Washington, DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Words like amazing and impressive come to mind...but not a lot to do after walking up the steps or testing out the acoustics. Yet appreciating the size of the theater and how well it was designed and constructed will be worth the visit. We came here as a part of a 4 day tour...right after stopping by Mycenae and it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The ticket it's €12.00, not super cheap, but this include the Museum and the nearby Archeological Site. And this is a 2.300 years old Theater still in use, a pear of acustic, you can hear a coin being dropped down to the center from the upper stairs. Worth it the visit!

Thank Polakidis T
Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Even when you aproach this holy place you can feel the energy of the most encient theater in Europe! People from all over the world was there, all of them moving and amazed from this miracle of ancient science. I was sitting at the top of the theater and i was able to hear the actors breath without microphone! The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was another of those places that we made a bee-line for as it s supposed to be the largest theatre in Greece. It is truly magnificent but somewhat disappointing as it was being used a a stage set for a festival so every photo contains speakers, scaffolding and backdrops. If we had known about this, we would not have... More 

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Prokuplje, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the whole area is breathtaking, with its beautiful nature and special atmosphere, one can really imagine how magnificent it all must have felt.

Thank mara313
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The actual santuary and theatre area is great; even if you're not interested in ancient Greece the theatre especially is sure to impress. The real downsides are in getting there. On a Sunday the only one bus goes from Nafplio and it comes back immediately so you need to take a taxi for one way of the trip. Once there... More 

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