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Teatro Romano

Encosta sul do Castelo de Sao Jorge, Lisbon, Portugal
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slightly underwhelmed

As it stands at the moment the theatre is rather underwhelming, but hopefully when I return again... read more

Reviewed yesterday
alan_uk1953
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Not much to see here

As this seems to be an on going excavation there is not much to see here.the place was walled when... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
biribilis
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Athens
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“Not much to see here”
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Encosta sul do Castelo de Sao Jorge, Lisbon, Portugal
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
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Reviewed yesterday

As it stands at the moment the theatre is rather underwhelming, but hopefully when I return again in the future there will be more to see

Thank alan_uk1953
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As this seems to be an on going excavation there is not much to see here.the place was walled when we visited the place and we could only see the place behind the perforated mesh on the wall.

Thank biribilis
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The ruins of the Roman theatre are situated on the southern part of the castle. It was built in the 1st century BC, during the reign of the emperor Augustus. There is not much to see here, but it is still one of the oldest...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 23 February 2017

It is what it sounds to be - the ruins of a roman theater. You can access most of the theater for free. There is an elevator to some additional sights that you can see if you pay a smaller fee. All in all it's...More

Thank Varga Z
Reviewed 8 June 2016

After visiting the castle l came across this site and it was a surprise to see. I have seen a lot of roman amphitheatre over the years in Italy, Tunisia etc and they were very impressive! There may not be a lot leave of the...More

Thank mowden
Reviewed 16 February 2016

On the way up to the castle we found this hole in the road which turned out to be the Roman theatre. Being generous we looked at it for about two minutes before walking past it. It's not particularly big or worth going out of...More

Thank Kimcote71
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

I stumbled across this little beauty on the way to the castle. This literally is in the middle of a road. A great example of a hidden Roman amphitheater.

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Reviewed 29 December 2015

There's not really much left of this ancient Roman theatre and a quick look is more than sufficient. If you've seen roman theatres in Italy or Northern Africa then you should really condition expectations before viewing this one which is quite a poor example in...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 4 December 2015

In the heart of the city this preserved setting is accessed via the museum. beware most maps indicate its accessible from the north side but this is the exit not the entrance. Combine with the underground shelter and castle for a truly great historical adventure.

Thank Geoff L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
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Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Explore narrow streets and alleyways, small cafes and,
of course, the internationally acclaimed Fado music.
The earth-shattering Great Earthquake of 1755
destroyed most of the city but the contiguous
neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained
standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent
Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the
Tagus river will take you up the hills to the sound of
...More
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