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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 yesterday

A must-see when visiting Syracuse, the Greek theatre is part of an expansive archaeological site, which also includes another theatre of Roman origin, and the fascinating Ear of Dionysus cave. Much as we enjoyed our wanderings and marvelled at the spectacle, it was disappointing to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

The Theater, built in the 3rd century BC, excavated in the white rock, is beautiful, monumental and very similar to that of Athens. It is a pleasure to sit in its stands and meditate on its origins

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ciel0a91
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see sight when in the area. Huge and very well preserved ancient greek theatre. It is worth not rushing through it but taking in and enjoying the view.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Timea H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husbnd and I were unable to join a small group tour due to late scheduling. However, Sicily Day by Day tours offered us a private full-day tour from Taormina to Syracuse, with the visit to the archeological park, Ortigia and Noto. Our driver Dario...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's not Taormina but it's still a great place to visit! I would have liked a better parking and some more information about the location (like flyers or signs)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fuppsala
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Forget the guy making sandwiches. ( see reviews for Caseificio Borderi ) INSTEAD: A great place to visit if you are interested in Roman/Greek Architecture. Best way to appreciate the park is to hire a audio guide and discover the ancient wonders. Personal favourite was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank paloma057
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A stunning vision of the past, virtually complete with the appropriate good acoustics as well. Fairly quiet with few visitors when we were there so really enjoyable

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PhilipT411
Reviewed December 10, 2018

The theater is extremely well preserved and is amazing to see the marvelous work of the builders of the ancient times, considering the means they had to do the work. The theater is around 200 meters away from the ancient roman theater which gives to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nikolas K
Reviewed December 5, 2018

This is a very well preserved/restored Greek amphitheater. It is impressive from every angle and offers great views of the surrounding area. The Greeks really must have put on some good shows to spend all the time & effort to construct such a marvel several...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RichardK938
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Nice visit with the family! The theatre is in very good condition and makes you realise the cultural richness of this area during the period it was colonised ny the greeks.

Date of experience: October 2018
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PETD111
August 15, 2018|
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Response from 6vivian | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry, I have no idea. Please visit their website for further information. It was a great site to see though. History at your feet.
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Mike K
April 7, 2018|
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Response from AP932 | 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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