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Teatro di Marcello

Via del Teatro di Marcello, Rome, Italy
+39 06 481 4800
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Via del Teatro di Marcello, Rome, Italy
+39 06 481 4800
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting and not very crowded remains that serve as the foundation of a renaissance era set of apartments. Note: you can't go inside the remains. But still a great place to wander around.

Thank Ronald W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here while in Rome and like all other ancient buildings this is very beautiful. Well worth a visit if you are in the vicinity.

Thank ChrisMcG170
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking along the perimeter of the theater is atmospheric and illuminating. The path leads to the Portico d'Ottavio and the Jewish Ghetto area. It is not far from the Capitoline area.

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This theater's construction began during Julius Caesar's reign and was completed in 13 BC during Caesar Augustus' reign. It was the first open-air theater and later served as a model for the much bigger and emblematic Coliseum. In the Middle Ages, Teatro Marcello was reconstructed...More

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Teatro di Marcello is an impressive structure, dating to 12 BC, during the reign of emperor Augustus. It was impressive in its heyday, and it still looks so today. Part of it is used for various performances. Partly it has been built over, housing residential...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Located close to Altare de la Patria and the Synagogue, 10 minutes stop for some photos and admire the mix between old and new, the base/foundation is the old theater above houses and apartments.

Thank CristiDan
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This is a very beautiful place - we approached on foot through the ghetto past the Portico of Augustus (also worth visiting). There was a concert being set up behind the Teatro, so we got to enjoy the piano music from the Portico. As we...More

Thank kirksan
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Teatro di Marcello was one of our must see attractions in Rome. We went after a long intense day with Roman Forum and Coliseum and, for sure, the "mood" and the "energy" were not that high. We classify this Theatre a kind of attraction that...More

Thank RMorgado
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This ancient Roman theatre is well over 2,000 years old and was the model for the Colosseum (our guide told us). The upper floors have been made into apartments and are still used, and concerts are held in the grounds. The area was fenced off...More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We have visited Teatro di Marcelo late afternoon. The Theatre located right behind the main synagogue of Rome, and Trastevere. The beautiful architecture, and not overcrowded place allows to make nice pictures. Some call it the "Little Colosseum", although the building is older than the...More

Thank Joseph K
The mini-neigbourhood Ghetto holds tight to its
reputation as a stand-alone area thanks to its nearly
300-year history as the home to Rome’s Jewish
community. Times changed in the 20th century, but the
tiny area still retains its mix of tradition,
community, and history. Ancient and medieval
architectural design frames apartments, bakeries,
shops, and restaurants. Friends and families are the
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