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Parco Archeologico Greco Romano di Catania

Via Vittorio Emanuele II 266, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 715 0508
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“roman theatre” (12 reviews)
“entrance fee” (8 reviews)
“small museum” (9 reviews)
Via Vittorio Emanuele II 266, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Centro Catania
+39 095 715 0508

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little ancient arena is placed in the middle of the centre os Catania and you wouldn't even know it! Its hidden behind a mainstreet. Once you are in there is a calmness and beauty about the place. You can go all the way up...More

Thank TheChoclateFactory
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this completely by accident ( Hidden behind what is basically a shop front). But what a find!!.. For anyone with any interest in history. Above ground has obviously weathered a bit in the last 2000 years :-) , but underground, all the tunnels...More

Thank Pete G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My best advice is to skip this one. They charge 6 € basically for nothing. The antic theatre is nice and all but small and under construction or something (there were a lot of wood panels everywhere). If you have been to places like Rome...More

Thank TacoBellLover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

According to our information this structure is second only in size to the Coliseum in Rome - you really have to want to find it though because it is surrounded by modern buildings and the entrance looks like a normal doorway. We saw it from...More

1  Thank fireman452
Reviewed 12 July 2017

It took a while to find this attraction as the entrance just looks like the entrance to one of the many buildings along this road. However, it is in the centre of this building and the foundations holding up the above building can be seen....More

Thank AntarcticBound
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A very interesting visit and one we were not expecting in the middle of a residential area. Well worth seeking out and walking around.

Thank BIG N
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A fantastic piece of history in the heart of Catania The most impressive thing being the fact that the ruins are in the middle of a lively and crowded part of the town (from the cavea you can hear people discussing at their lunch table...More

Thank giulonragu
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This amphitheater is unique as it sits in the middle of a modern urban setting, surrounded by newer buildings. It is interesting to see the layers of history in and around this ancient Greek/Roman structure. Would love to see a concert here!

Thank jtb2inky
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Entrance fee is fairly reasonable, and you get to see a very cool Roman theatre from the 1 or 2nd century AD. It's still in use, so the museum aspects are a little lacking, but if you want to see a big Roman structure it's...More

Thank Ben F
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Entry Euro 6 - photography allowed. Certainly worthwhile to visit - but a bit disappointing as it is now used for concerts / plays etc - which is great - however there are lighting and sound towers around the steps and a new wooden stage...More

Thank Ken M
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14 March 2015|
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Response from naugaman | Reviewed this property |
Their web site site says that the re-opening has been delayed to March 28 because of weather, and they are normally closed on Mondays. This was from a translated page from the authority that runs it.