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Great little place, a bit out of the way but free entry and an amazingly well preserved and unique... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
England, United Kingdom
Ancient Theater of Lavrion

One of the best ancient theatre swith unique for its odd oval shape i visit is amazing view to sea... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Lavrio, Greece
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Thoricus 190 01, Greece
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

Great little place, a bit out of the way but free entry and an amazingly well preserved and unique ampitheatre, with great sights of the nearby coast! Perfect for a short break and some great photos, would recommend if you're in the area.

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

One of the best ancient theatre swith unique for its odd oval shape i visit is amazing view to sea and the island of Makronisos , Next to the theater, the visitor can see the restored ancient ore washery and gallery entrances (closed)

1  Thank LavrioGuide
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing ruins sprawling over the hillside with a great original theatre being the centrepiece. The remains of a silver mine are visible and a wash plant has been restored. Hard to find but easy to access.

Thank zimmyzimmy
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This site is somewhat out of the way, but definitely worth a look. It has very considerable historical importance. The discovery and mining of silver at Laureion (mod. Lavrio) allowed Themistokles to build a large Athenian navy in the decade before king Xerxes of Persia...More

1  Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Situated at Thoricos, 3km north of Lavrion, this is an odd one. One of the oldest surviving ancient theatres in Greece, it is situated on a hillside next to an ancient mineshft entrance and some restored ore-washing facilities. Just north of the theatre, you can...More

1  Thank Haris314
Reviewed 25 December 2016

4 km North of LAVRIO Town. Ancient theater, Archaeological site open to the public -Free entrance- no Bus to go there only by taxi or walking...

Thank mitnic1
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is an open site - useful as so many sites are closed on Mondays. It is easy to find just slightly north of Lavrio. The site is strangely split into two parts - divided by a fence. Entering through the gate you quickly come...More

2  Thank MestaChios
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We only knew this site was here because of a guide book we bought at Sounio, which mentioned it. There are no signs to it from the main road; you just have to guess, though it is just possible to make out the theatre from...More

1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Among the oldest ancient demes of Attica, Thorikos was one of the 12 settlements that, according to tradition, took part in the political unification under Athens. In a very good condition,not far from Lavrio old town.

1  Thank elenipenny
Reviewed 16 November 2015

A picturesque ancient Greek theater located near the ancient town of Thoriko which is very near to the port of Lavrion. The theater has been restored and various plays as well as small concerts take place. It worth while your visit.

1  Thank mfk57
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