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Anfiteatro Romano

Piazza Stesicoro | Ingresso gratuito, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 715 0508
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Located at the eastern side of busy Piazza Stesicoro , this amazing piece of archeology is there... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
saul g
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Tel Aviv, Israel
Don't blink or you'll miss this gem

It is an interesting little stop as venture up Via Etnea. It is marvelous to see how the theatre... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Abbeyjackson
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good33%
  • Average28%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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Piazza Stesicoro | Ingresso gratuito, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Located at the eastern side of busy Piazza Stesicoro , this amazing piece of archeology is there for you to discover . Don't be lazy , go down and look at it . Entry is free .

1  Thank saul g
Reviewed 21 April 2017

It is an interesting little stop as venture up Via Etnea. It is marvelous to see how the theatre was carved into the volcanic rock in the area. We did not go in but made a couple rounds of the site taking photos from the...More

Thank Abbeyjackson
Reviewed 18 March 2017

If you like history, do not miss a visit although you need to read about the history of the place it will help,but Catania is full of history every corner you nturn, enjoy

Thank Q9211YEtony
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This roman amphitheater is great to see in the centre of Catania. I loved to see how it was built as you view it from street level looking down into it. It's easy to visualise what it was on he hill, and imagine the magnificence...More

Thank SharonNigel2014
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Near one of the busiest squares the visitor finds the relatively well preserved excavation of a Roman amphiteater.

Thank GranZorro
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying that the 3 stars are not a reflection of the theatre itself but a judgement on the stay it is kept in. The ruins of this Roman piece of glorious architecture, are left in a despicable state. For the wondering...More

Thank Alisandru
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Right in the middle of Catania and well worth a visit. Well presented and some lovely sculptures and pieces of ancient statues displayed separately.

Thank Jo S
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Located on Piazza Stesicoro, there is only a small portion of the amphitheatre visible as most of it is buried beneath the city. It was entirely buried after the 1693 earthquake, until excavations began in 1904 and finished in 1906. The amphitheatre is made from...More

2  Thank KTGP
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Right in the centre of the city, the amphitheatre cut out of lava rock, showing the public terraces, and exposed and covered cellars for the gladiators. You are free to wander around at will and explore this truly historic remains.

Thank newpacker
Reviewed 9 September 2016

A small portion of the roman theatre is exposed and open for exploring. The rest is under the city! It only takes about 10 minutes to see the entire attraction.

Thank Susan A
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