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Calatafimi-Segesta, Sicily, Italy
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Gorgeous. What a view

I wish I had been a of Segesta anno 400 BC just to sit in this theatre a day watch a play with this... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
via mobile
favorite theater in sicily

excellent place to visit and imagine how tough it was to build. view is dramatic, shows amazing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michael F
Toronto, Canada
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Calatafimi-Segesta, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I wish I had been a of Segesta anno 400 BC just to sit in this theatre a day watch a play with this magnificent backdrop. Absolutely stunning.

Thank VincentRvanH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent place to visit and imagine how tough it was to build. view is dramatic, shows amazing bridges built be modern romans.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 1 May 2017

If you are visiting the temple down below, you must take the time to either hike or take the shuttle bus up to this theatre. It is certainly one of the best preserved that I've seen. The views are breathtaking, so after taking a ton...More

Thank Jill F
Reviewed 7 April 2017

On a hot day it is best to take the transport to the top where the theatre is situated [small charge] The hill is some 431 metres above sea level and the theatre is so situated so that the prevailing wind would blow the sound...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We didn't have the opportunity to watch any dramas here, but the place itself offers a view into the past. Not just the theater, but also other ruins around, almost each from different time in the past. Good opportunity to think about cultural and civilization...More

Thank sulcslo
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Well worth viewing the seating and orchestra of the theatre with the outlines of parados and skene. Not so grand as Epidaurus, this location features the combination of sky and surroundings and suggests and time when drama was an essential of culture.

Thank aphrab
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I only wish I could have attended a production — I understand that during July and August Greek and Roman comedies and tragedies are presented in Italian starting at Sunset — but my daytime visit to the theater in September is something I will always...More

Thank carolmccue
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is part of the Segesta park. Very finely preserved and worth the walk to and around the arena. Highly recommended

Thank BigIsleFoodie
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

It's truly magnificent to see that places like this still exist in Sicily, the history is amazing love being here and experiencing the wonder that it gives you.

Thank Carmela D
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The view from the teatro was beautiful. It is worth the walk. Do not forget to take spare water, there are no services on the top.

Thank PeterKovac84
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