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  • Address: Via del Teatro Greco, Syracuse, Italy 96100
  • Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 8:30am-4:30pm; Mondays and holidays 8:30am-12:30pm
  • Admission: €10

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Greek Theater Tours

In the hills just outside the city of Syracuse is a Greek theater, which dates from the fifth century BCE. The fairly well-preserved theatre was rebuilt in the 3rd century BCE and again during the Roman era, while the original theatre had 67 rows for audience members, making it one of the largest in the ancient Greek world. There are fewer rows today, as the site was modified over the centuries.
It wasn't until the 19th century that a real excavation of the site took place, and in the early 20th century the theatre became the site of annual performances. Today, it is sometimes used during the summer for music shows and theater.

Practical Info

The park that includes both the Greek theatre and the Ear of Dionysius is open Tuesday-Saturday 8:30am-4:30pm, and Mondays and holidays from 8:30am-12:30pm. Admission to the park is €10.

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Archaeological Syracuse: Neapolis Park Walking Tour, Syracuse, null

Archaeological Syracuse: Neapolis Park Walking Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 5 Reviews

This 2 hours small-group walking tour will let you discover the Neapolis archaeological park containing Syracuse's most important ancient Greek monuments, part ...  Read more

Location: Syracuse, Italy
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $30.01
Full-day Syracuse and Noto tour from Taormina, Taormina, Walking Tours

Full-day Syracuse and Noto tour from Taormina

4 star rating: Recommended 10 Reviews

Departure to Siracusa. The visit begins with the Neapolis archeological park, the most characteristic part of the old Greek city (Greek theatre, Latomia del ...  Read more

Location: Taormina, Italy
Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

From USD $58.77

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