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Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio)

Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 66206
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Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 66206
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Reviewed yesterday

Never seen like this before. Truly impressive. Carved by natural elements and over the passing of time. A young lady was singing facing one wall inside the cave. Amazing voice and acoustic. It is nature's wonder.

Thank Travellingisagift
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Impressive and very clean place even that there were a lot of people inside the place. There is a must to visit this when in siracusa, one of the most impressive things to do.

Thank Elena P
Reviewed yesterday

Darkish place as a result of a curious nature and man-made results. Not a must-see place but if you go to see the Greek ruins, why not.

Thank jusaja
Reviewed yesterday

Because of the heat we almost didn't bother going down the path but this is quite extraordinary and the echo is too. A guide started to sing and the acoustics were wonderful

Thank VirginiaRoss
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

In a deel part of Syracuse, quite in the middle of town lies this cave. Part of the Ancient Greek and Roman theatres. Funny to see how warm and humid this deep area is. The cave hand-excavated is beautiful. Go See.

Thank Hartger V
Reviewed 1 week ago

The area was a quarry and there are a number of sites where the work can be seen. This particular part of the quarry is a large man made cave which goes quite a distance into the rock face. The legend has it that the...More

Thank AntarcticBound
Reviewed 1 week ago

Early prison carved out by hand has very good acoustics - legend has it so the prisoners screams could be heard by thoose in charge

Thank dwmaxwe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Look for my review of the Parco Archeologico Neopolis which is where you will find this historically interesting gem. Standing inside while listening to the explanation lends a deeply human touch to the stone and granite of this cave and the entirety of the ruins.

Thank Catharine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was very nice hearing a group sing in side as we approached. Interesting history and good place to spend a couple of hours walking around. It was helpful to have a guide to understand what we were looking at.

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ear of Dionysius is in a large area surrounded by lots of other interesting history. Make sure you read up on its history, you don't need a tour guide just an understanding of what you are seeing. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Christina B
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23 October 2016|
Response from KTGP | Reviewed this property |
These are the times listed on the Siracusa Tourism website for Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, which the Ear of Dionysius is a part of. Daily opening hours 9:00 - closing one hour before sunset (Ie. Until February 28, 9... More
9 September 2016|
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Response from aus10katz | Reviewed this property |
We hired Ms Eva Paola Greco as our guide. She gave us more historical insight that we would have otherwise missed. She was well worth it