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“Must see in Volterra” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Teatro Romano (Roman Theater & Baths)

Teatro Romano (Roman Theater & Baths)
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Volterra and Bocelli's Theatre Half Day Tour by Minivan from Lucca
Ranked #4 of 41 things to do in Volterra
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Must see in Volterra”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2013

There are two choices here, firstly the Roman monuments are visible from the street and you can see the whole site without paying for entry, or secondly take a ticket and move around the site to read the boards that will explain to you what the ruins represent and their history. I recommend the later. There is and other dig site at the top of the town Parco Archaeologico. Buy a ticket at one and this ticket covers the entry to the other. Either way the story is fascinating.

Visited September 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Pretty place and lots of history”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2012

Beautiful place and amazing history, lovely views and great photo opportunities. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Volterra, a short walk through the small streets and you are there. Everything is well sign posted too.

Visited October 2012
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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Volterra Gems”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

Very atmospheric, you could easily imagine the performances and drama that was staged here and the roar of the crowd.

Visited August 2012
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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“Great photo opportunity”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2012

I have to agree with the rest of the comments, while it is very cheap to actually visit this site, it really is just as good to view it from the city walls. We did pay to visit as my daughter wanted to take some up close pictures of the ruins and we were the only people there. The toilets were smelly and closed. The ticket price includes entry into a small Etruscan temple complex in the park at the top of the town but it is overgrown and really not worth it.

Visited July 2012
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Frisco, Texas US
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“check it out from the overlook”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2012

As you're strolling around town, you should be able to see the theatre and baths easily. We didn't go in as we have viewed many a bath and theatre throughout Turkey and Italy, however the overlook is quite nice. Also, on market days you'll see a little temporary truck city behind the ruins - Volterra's version of a visit to Wal-Mart. I got a kick out of the group of men waiting on the edge for their women who were shopping. I guess some things are universal!

Visited August 2011
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