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Pompei Scavi, Pompeii, Italy
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Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Our tour guide made sure we spent some time at the Odean, which is a small or miniature theater (maybe a third of the size of the large theatre). Since there was no one else there at the time, she encouraged each of us to...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2018

This is a nicely restored amphitheater that gives a good idea of how the original looked and how effective it was as a place for the arts. The view from the top of the amphitheater is impressive, and one can see much of the city.

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Reviewed September 24, 2018

This was one of the highlights for me. Go to the top and look down to appreciate the view. Also look over the walls at the top for a good view of the city!!

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Reviewed July 15, 2018

Walking through this part of Pompeii I could imagine all sorts of activities taking place here. The ruin is in amazing condition given its history.

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Reviewed July 7, 2018

The acoustics are amazing as are the beautiful marble tiles still on the millennia old floor of this theatre

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Reviewed June 1, 2018

A relatively small theatre holding about 1500 people, built between 80BC and 75BC. it would originally have been covered by a roof but is now open to the sky. Some of the dressing rooms are also preserved.

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Reviewed May 24, 2018

OH MY WORD this is massive and amazing to imagine how this was constructed to precision. Pink Floyd played their consent here to no audience and this was amazing to think we stood right where the battles took place and the concert at the same...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

This has been reconstructed, but it gives you an idea of what it would have looked like. The acoustics are amazing. A whisper we made on the floor of the theatre, carried up to a member of our party on the top tier.

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Reviewed April 21, 2018

This theater located in Pompei really gives a nice feeling of what life must have been in the city before the Vesuve explosion. Well worth sitting in and reflecting on life of Pompeians.

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Reviewed March 10, 2018

You will visit Pompeii and then you will visit it again. It was really a Trip that my Brother and Me ,shall for sure do it again in the future. A unique experience and a beautiful Dalliance in one of the most efflorescent Civilizations that...More

Reviewed February 9, 2018

Do not miss this on your visit! It is a smaller theatre within the ruins but is very interesting even though it may be 'off the main path'. Note: This is a part of the main Scavi di Pompeii sites, and you don't need an...More

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