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Greek Theater

Viale Paradiso 14 | Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 66206
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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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  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Viale Paradiso 14 | Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

What a wonderful theatre created all those years ago. A bit messy following recent productions but it's not hard to imagine what it must have been like seeing a Greek tragedy 2000 years ago.

Thank PhilipSmith54
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Although there is evidence of set-up for concerts (wooden staircases/ seating), still impressive and more so knowing that is still in use as is the one in Taormina. Knowing about the practicalities of the architecture helps (a guide is of help).

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It looks like an ordinary greek theatre but I liked the one in Rhodes more. I didn't have very much time to spend.

Thank Mattias L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Greek theater was during the restoration when we visited it , they were putting some wood to cover the rocks. Not so original at the end. The panoramic view was impressive and in my opinion the palazzo Acreide is more better to see than this.

Thank Elena P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The current state of the Greek theater was an embarrassment to its original heritage. Half of the stairs were covered and tempered with. Not worth the entrance fee.

Thank Sirdens
Reviewed 6 days ago

This should be a large ancient Greek theatre. However, in summer it is covered with wooden structure and other infrastructure for the evening shows. Curious caves upstairs.

Thank jusaja
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just bad timing I guess. We were however not expecting the caves at the back and the running water into the centre one.

Thank VirginiaRoss
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the highlights of the Parco Neologico and certainly much better than the sadly overgrown and neglected Amphitheatre. However, during the summer months much of it is covered with seating for open-air classical productions which takes away from the atmosphere somewhat. Make sure to...More

Thank DougF45
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been visiting the Grerek Theatre during a hot day in July 2014 and have been detecting, that there was an Opera played in the evening. We've been spending an extraordinary evening and enjoyed our short trip very much. Thus, we decided to turn back...More

Thank petervd173
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a good guide take us round to explain the site which has more than just the Greek Theatre itself. The theatre is well preserved with much to see and the guide could tell us the history behind the place.

Thank ColchesterSleeper
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itchyfeetminnie
12 March 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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Dorothy B
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