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Greek and Roman teatar

You can 20mins from Ortigia and you will be there. GReat teatar or Teatro greco is worth of seeing... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Belgrade, Serbia
via mobile
Waste of time unless you speak Italian

Nice views as you walk up. I’m sure this place is fascinating but other than the amphitheater we... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
London, United Kingdom
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Palazzolo Acreide, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

You can 20mins from Ortigia and you will be there. GReat teatar or Teatro greco is worth of seeing. It is made in stone and because of that it is in very good condition. You can also see Roman teatar and dionisius ear (cave). I...More

Thank igormijatovic
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Nice views as you walk up. I’m sure this place is fascinating but other than the amphitheater we didn’t have a clue what we are looking at as there were no signs or information boards, other than a room containing some literature in Italian. Very...More

Thank thebigbrowndog
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We were disappointed in this site. We were provided with neither map or information board so we had no idea what we were looking at. Very overgrown in parts

Thank Corey J
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I understood barely 10 words of Fenicie, but it was a performance of an Ancient Greek play in a venue made for it. The summery was enough for me to follow the story. Fantastic.

Thank John F
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Visit if you are in the area & have a car. We took the SP route from the Cava Grande on our way to Noto. Worth a wander round on a nice day but English guide leaflet of limited info & few signs to say...More

Thank DHWild
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Palazzolo Acreide is a small hill town one hour drive from Siracuse. On it's highest point there is a small but very well preserved greek theatre. A very nice trip up in the mountain but remember to bring some extra cloth. It is much cooler...More

Thank Håkan F
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This small evocative greek theatre is very well preserved and benefits from an enviable position, on the highest gound of Palazzolo: not to be missed.

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We stopped in Palazzolo Acreide on the way from Comiso to Syracuse. Nice country drive. The site was deserted, and a bit run down. Little or no explanations or signs (except in a small building but all in Italian). But it was so nice to...More

Thank Saskianaski
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Teatro Greco is good but the place is difficult to visit (few signs and no indications). The top view is really nice.

Thank WW_Traveller_1965
Reviewed 30 April 2016

In fact we were visiting Siracuse mainly for the archeological park. The walk through the park was nice. However 3/4 of the Greek Theatre was covered with grey shelfs. It is ok that they try to protect this ancient ruins, but what if yo cannot...More

Thank janbnl
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