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“athens festival”(29 reviews)
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Second-century theater built into the hillside.
Dionissiou Areopagitou, Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a breathtaking venue 2,000 years old and still serving as one of the most prestigious stages to perform, only for the very best artists of the world. It's a privilege to visit or be a spectator sitting in the same marble seats where...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elias P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We experienced a concert of a lifetime at the Acropolis. Completely unplanned we were able to get tickets in the afternoon after our Acropolis tour for a concert that same evening. At the advice of our tour guide we purchased tickets for the top section...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Alegria_en_sol
Reviewed 1 week ago

As you climb up the Acropolis, you pass by the Herod Atticus Odeon. You cannot go in it unless you go for an event (play, concert, etc) but you can look down into it. Next time I am in Athens, I am going to make...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nina1940
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide told us there was a one-night-only concert in the evening, and where tickets might still be available (if we were lucky). WE WERE LUCKY! We were able to get three adjoining seats on the 14th row and we watched the great romantic tenor,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank delamparo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This theater, built on the south slope of the Acropolis in Roman times, was the second theater nearby, preceded by the Theater of Dionysus, some hundred meters to the east. At time of its construction (middle of 1 century AD) it could easily sit 5000...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 823milend
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an ancient Roman Theatre completed in 1161 AD. It is in the Acropolis. You pass it on your way as you climb up the Acropolis so it is not at the top. You have to pay to enter the Acropolis. It was restored...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 727tracyw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we climbed the steps to the Acropolis, we passed by the Herodes Theater - amazing structure which was restored in the '50's and is actively used as a venue. So interesting to see a structure created over 2000 years ago still in use today....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although in Athens, this theatre is of Roman origin (161 A.D.) can accommodate 6000 audience. Cedar wood found on the site indicates that the theatre was roofed. i saw the theatre from above (very impressive) but was unable to visit it at ground level. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vincent D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The theatre is a beautiful space that has been very well restored to maintain the historic character whilst allowing the space to be used for modern day performances. At the time of my visit there was a summer festival running that meant I was lucky...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 847samc
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in close proximity to the Parthenon, this site is easily viewed when accessing the Parthenon tour or site

Date of experience: November 2018
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LeeAnn T
28 September 2018|
Response from Celine-Bruxelles |
yes. As it is openair theatre. .. when rain is there.. the performance is cancelled... or sometimes postponed. ...
Mind K
23 September 2018|
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Response from cynthiapenman | Reviewed this property |
I went on the site on the internet and it was real. Actually bought tickets and saw Bill Murray while there.
Mohamed H
2 July 2018|
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Response from nickandangels | Reviewed this property |
Check this website for the details out require - whyathens