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This well-preserved Greek theater (5th-centry B.C.) is still used for performances of classical works.
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Viale Paradiso 14 | Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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This was a must see! It is well preserved and still used for plays. It is the most complete Ancient Greek theater still in existence.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It's an interesting place, easily accessible by bus from the centre of town. The Greek theatre is huge and you can wander around to your heart's content. If you're there in the heat, it's good to note that there are plenty of places to top...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing to see such a complete ancient theatre. Built into the hillside, it is bit of a climb to the top to get the best views. Also a more ruined amphitheatre on site and do not miss the grotto.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Luxlily
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic place to visit, but beware you need to be fairly fit. We were here on a warm day, so we had to slow down a bit and pace ourselves. There is a lot of climbing steps to do, but well worth it....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Sheila and Davi... T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a truly remarkable piece of history and just amazing to be able to see this after all these years being weathered. Just 10€ to go in and children go free. Interesting and a enjoyable visit.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank eatdrinkstay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you, take a group or private tour of this site so you can really understand the history and events that took place here. This is just one part of the park that includes the Roman Amphitheater and the quarry that has been turned into...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank fnct
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is amazing that 2500 years ago something like this was built. A Greek amphitheater that held about 9,000 people. An absolute must if you are in Syracuse, Sicily, Italy

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Al H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the worst place we visited during our 2 weeks of vacation. First of all, there was only one cashier at the ticket office, so we had to wait for around 15 min even though there weren’t a lot of people waiting. This was...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Chris6582
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Words cannot do this place justice. It is a very special piece of ancient history and it will fill you with bewilderment at the ingenuity and the incredible ability of the incredible society that designed and built this theatre. The waterfall at the top -...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank dickdoc
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a massive Greek theater -- 400 BC -- that is still used for live performances. Oh how we wish we had scheduled our trip so we could have taken one in.

Date of experience: September 2019
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PETD111
15 August 2018|
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Response from 6vivian | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry, I have no idea. Please visit their website for further information. It was a great site to see though. History at your feet.
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Mike K
7 April 2018|
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Response from AP932 | Reviewed this property |
No need. Just walk up
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11 March 2017|
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Response from EricSkopec | Reviewed this property |
If you are an avid walker, it should be possible. Be aware that its generally uphill along busy streets that are less than photogenic. Personally, I think there are better uses for your time. Our hotel was a bit closer, but... More
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