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Theater of Dionysus

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Address: 25 Mitseon, Athens 105 58, Greece
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Nice ancient theatre

This theatre is located right on the slopes of the Acropolis and has a great view of the city. The theatre itself is very cool and has amazing shows most days. If you don't go for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This theatre is located right on the slopes of the Acropolis and has a great view of the city. The theatre itself is very cool and has amazing shows most days. If you don't go for a show, it is not very interesting, but you can take a great picture of the theatre at the top of the Acropolis.

Thank vedwardh16
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I bought a 5 day, 7 ancient sights ticket (The Acropolis, The Theatre of Dionysus, The Temple of Zeus, Ancient Agora, Kerameikos, Roman Agora and Hadrian's Library) all for 30 Euros (well worth it). This theatre is on the slopes of The Acropolis and, while you can see it from atop the Acropolis, you cannot get a true feel for... More 

Thank SKT005
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While stand there one could feel the excitement.the people gathering for a time of entertainment. With the perfect acoustics.

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Blairsville, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Another of the great places to see in Athens, Excellent "snapshot" from the Acropolis, but getting a real sense of its enormity requires closer examination.

Thank Ron J
Bicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This open air theatre is huge, seating almost 17,000 people, but amazingly, it manages to achieve almost perfect acoustic quality- how is that possible that long ago ??

Thank Ossie D
Eccles, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The theater is located at the entrance to the Acropolis near Akropoli metro station and the Acropolis museum, and is well worth wandering around to soak in the atmosphere and imagine it in all its glory, packed with crowds watching the drama. Interesting sculptures but the amphitheater is pure spectacle. Entrance is included as one of the six sites in... More 

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Pattaya, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spectacular ruins from two millenia ago...the first stone amphitheatre is located at the base of the Acropolis and the Parthenon...sit in the middle of the theatre and think what it would have been like long ago.

Thank Larry M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit - when you're climbing the Acropolis - the theater is located down the hill and sometimes it can easily be confused with an odeon, which lies nearby. The best thing about the Theater of Dionysus is its preserved sculptures and seats. Sit for a while and pretend that you're watching an ancient play:)

Thank Maciek S
Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's situated just under the Acropolis of Athens and it's the first stone theater in history. It was made to host the ancient drama performances and that's where the greatest creators of the drama ( like Euripides, Sofokles and Eschylos ), presented their work. A really interesting place to go. It's included in the ticket that someone has to buy... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can still see the bathroom holes in some of the seats. The history is everywhere. The way the entire city has this history that affects all of us, just makes you want to know more.

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