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This well-preserved Greek theater (5th-centry B.C.) is still used for performances of classical works.
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Viale Paradiso 14 | Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Truly fascinating and well worth having the audioguide. It is quite a big area so take water. But beware of the large tour groups.

Thank Richard v
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Please watch out at the entrance. They will charge a 13 year old. Other people had to pay for 3 people and got 2 tickets. If you ask your money back, you will not receive it back. Be careful with these scammers!

Thank Ad v
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the most beautiful Greek theatres in Italy, with a fascinating history, including subsequent use as a water mill! The Greeks knew how to site their theatres - the backdrop is stunning.

Thank galloping_grannie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well preserved Ancient Greek theatre that seated 15000 spectators. The best site in the archaeological park by far.

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of the very excellent Parco Archeologico. Must see for all ancient history buffs. Wear comfortable shoes.

Thank Manningjen
Reviewed 1 week ago

The 5th century Greek theatre built into a rocky hillside is very impressive , use your imagination & think back to ancient times when the last tragedies of Aeschylus were performed . Next to the theatre is the Garden of Paradise a deep quarry where...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coming from a family destined for each generation in turn to tread the boards this was a rhif un to see in Syracuse. It is magnificent a part of the living rock no wonder important political discussions and decisions were made in this teatro. I...More

Thank wendy o
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't expecting that much of it - but it was truly amazing: a beautiful large greek theatre with a lovely view (which is even used these days for plays!) and a dreamy roman amphitheatre nearby, with many more to see on this historic site.

Thank Emil V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is one of the beautiful anpi threater we have visited. The place us huge and full of tourists. Walking from the bottom to the top in a hot day can be very exhausting but we really liked our visit!

Thank vivianl139
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked up from Siracusa (20 mins) followed signs to ticket office and they all looked closed!! However keep walking to a brick building which was open, then have to walk back and cross the road. Had a drink, rude staff gave my husband a...More

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PETD111
August 15, 2018|
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Response from Nic C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no idea. I would imagine they have different public holidays to us so suggest you check the website
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Mike K
April 7, 2018|
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Response from A P | Reviewed this property |
No need. Just walk up
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itchyfeetminnie
March 11, 2017|
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Response from EricSkopec | Reviewed this property |
If you are an avid walker, it should be possible. Be aware that its generally uphill along busy streets that are less than photogenic. Personally, I think there are better uses for your time. Our hotel was a bit closer, but... More
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