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The view of Mount Etna and the sea beyond is absolutely superb at Taormina's 10,000-seat ancient Greek amphitheater, which was erected in the third century BC and expanded by the Romans.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Via Teatro Greco 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 23220
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Reviewed yesterday

Well preserved Greek theatre still used for concerts is in a stunning setting with awe inspiring views.

Thank Judy S
Reviewed yesterday

Well worth the entry fee of €10. a great opportunity to see such a theatre in stunning surroundings. Give yourself enough time to avoid tour groups if visiting independently. The video presentation was most informative.

Thank Wrinkliewanderers
Reviewed 2 days ago

Been 9 times to this romantic town. This historic site is both sensual and awe inspiring. Taormina definitely nourishes the spiritual side of this reviewer. On a par with the Amalfi Coast, the Costiera Amalfitana. Do yourself a favour and eat at Trattoria Tiramisu near...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The theatre is only a 10 minute stroll from the city centre, best to go early morning to avoid cues and crowds. Its the most breathtaking view, still Used today as a theatre. The video inside the lower entrance shows what it would have looked...More

Thank Flashmen
Reviewed 2 days ago

This wonderful amphitheatre is in the centre of Taormina and therefore very easy to get to. On the first Sunday of the month it is free to enter but the best time to go anyway is early morning. It does get very busy so bear...More

Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 2 days ago

The place was very nice to be able to step in and walk on an ancient theatre that was used in Roman times. The entrance fee seemed a bit steep and there is a lot of renovation going on, so I have mixed feelings about...More

Thank AliCindy
Reviewed 2 days ago

There was an electrical storm over the sea when we were here, so we got to see lightning hitting constantly. The views of Sicily from up here are incredible and you can se so far!!!

Thank yitzuh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Interesting theater used by both Greeks and Roman's. Great views. Near Taormina's shopping promenade. Worth seeing, preserved well.

Thank Hootchboy
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great ancient site to see, lots of interesting details. You feel like you are in ancient times. I would recommend.

Thank NewCityBabs
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the places to visit if want to know a bit more of the history of Taormina and Sicily.... Impressive Theatre next to the gorgeous Timeo hotel!!!! A MUST to visit!!!!

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15 July 2018|
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Response from kevinsmith05 | Reviewed this property |
Hi just a note if you are going to Opera in the ancient theatre seato are numbered with ushers to help
23 May 2018|
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Response from Leif G | Reviewed this property |
We did other things until 5:30pm, when we entered. It closes at 7. We had it nearly to ourselves at the end. Were the last ones out. It’s cooler and the light is superb.
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28 April 2018|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
yes. there is a booth beside the entrance. we arrived mid morning on the last week of April and there was no line, however when we left mid afternoon there was a long line. if you time it to arrive between the cruise ship... More