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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Fascinating museum exhibits as well as access to the ruins. Learn about the Roman plays, as well as the appliance way.

Thank philip m
Reviewed 20 August 2018

An interesting visit which you can access from the main street and it was discovered back in 1929, costs only 3EURO to get in each and there was a beautiful mosaic piece of flooring to view, as well as the tragedy faces, and the theatre...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Although it's in the midst of the historic center of Lecce, and right on the way to the cathedral from Santa Chiara, I would guess many people pass by the Teatro Romano. Too bad, because it was quite interesting and informative. The upper level of...More

Thank Niwotois
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

You don’t have to visit the museum to see the theatre - it can be seen fro the nearby street. However entry via the museum means that you can actually sit, walk and climb in the theatre itself and soak up the atmosphere. Moreover there...More

Thank rhyshedges
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This old Roman theatre is well worth a look. Entrance is €3 and there is enough to see to justify it. We sat for a while on the old seating and you get a good impression of what it must have been like. Closes for...More

Thank Simon G
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Restoration work earlier uncovered many artefacts of the old theatre. The half amphitheatre is excellent and the displays, whilst simple were worth seeing at a cost of just 3 euros per person. Congratulations Lecce on preserving such a gem.

Thank B9637XMroberts
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Interesting to see as you walk through the streets of Lecce.Would not make a special visit to Lecce.just to see this.

Thank cycleplus1
Reviewed 2 June 2017

It was operating apparently in the fiest and second century AD and is remarkabel waht remains. Although only one third of the original you can see how it might handle the 25,000 people it was designed for. Well worth a visit.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

You can view this theater as you are strolling along the quaint streets of Lecce. A small part of the Roman theater still remains. Most of it was dismantled over the ages to use the blocks somewhere else.

Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 7 May 2017

There is nothing worth seeing in the God forsaken town of Ledcce but this is one of the places tourists are taken to.

Thank rodneycs
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