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Theater of Dionysus

Mitseon 25, Athens 105 58, Greece
+30 21 0322 4625
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Mitseon 25, Athens 105 58, Greece
+30 21 0322 4625
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Ancient Greek drama originated here. Located at the foot of the acropolis. The theater can be reached either through the Acropolis or through the entrance to the Acropolis Museum. The theater is relatively well preserved, but the Odeon of Herod Attic who is nearby...More

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 1 week ago

there is almost nothing left of the theater of Dionysus.just a bunch of rocks and some stones.people must protect our ancient history and not just leave it to dissapier. i dont really recooment it.entrance is with akropolis ticket

Thank Erandi A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nestled at the bottom of the acropolis, amazingly this is a set of ruins they will actually let you sit on (well, parts of it anyway). Don't miss this.

Thank mobetrotter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very intersting, viewed it as we climbed the Acropolis. Amazing tomsee this Greek theatre. They still use it for performances today.

Thank PennyOscarson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can view this theater from the top of the Acropolis. It's crazy to imagine the history of this theater.

Thank Travelbugs1013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The theatre is the first you come across through the entrance near the Acropolis museum. Seems quite large and spacious compared to the others.

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Below the Parthenon, we came to the Theatre of Dionysus - which was dedicated to God of plays and wine (Dionysus). This theatre was first built in 6th BC. Later in 330 BC, stone seats as you see today were installed and it could hold...More

Thank Snowbell23514
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Close to the south entrance of the Acropolis is this part of the theater. You can sit and walk around the steps of it and you can also see it from above. If you enter the Acropolis through the main entrance I recommend to also...More

Thank Alexandra-Iulia D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The theater is dedicated to Dionysus, the god of wine and patron of drama. It is said to be the first stone theater ever built with seats for as many as 17,000 cut right out of the cliff of the Acropolis. The ruins visible today...More

Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In October 2017, it was a beautiful day for a hike around the Acropolis. As we walked down the hill, we found the Temple of Dionysus and the Theatre. It is amazing to look and see where people many years ago would be entertained. It...More

Thank AmyKearney
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19 November 2017|
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Response from Cookster_11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think you can buy the full ticket at that entrance. I came out that way and wish I had known about it .