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“Impressive theatre” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Herod Atticus Odeon

Herod Atticus Odeon
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Athens Private Walking Tour: Acropolis, Plaka and Food Tastings
Ranked #14 of 331 things to do in Athens
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Second-century theater built into the hillside.
Sandefjord
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Impressive theatre”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013

An impressive theatre - and you pass it on your way up to Acropolis. Incredible acoustics! Would be a prime setting for a concert, but none held when we were there.

Visited July 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
“Despite renovations”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2013

We visited this attraction in October 2013 when it was under renovation. From what we could see from the outside the seating area was huge and was bigger than some other ampitheaters we have seen recently eg in Rome. My partner was determined to get photos from the inside and eventually persuaded a lady attached to a security service to take photos for which she refused any payment.

I would like to see it again without the restrictions but I think despite that it is an Athens "must see". It is only a few minutes from the Acropolis and well sign-posted,

Visited October 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Part of the Acropolis”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2013

Get up here early in the morning to beat the crowds and heat. Prefer to see it on the way up (on the south side of the hill) since this is a less steep climb.

Visited October 2013
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Brasilia, DF
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“better if possible to visit inside”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2013

The place is great, but seems to be open only when there are events. But it is a good place to have seat and take a break.

Visited September 2013
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Amazing Preserved Theater”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2013

It is clearly seen that during the medieval times, this theater was awesome. looking at it, i could imagine myself sitting on one of the seats watching one of the famous greek tragedy drama

Visited September 2013
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