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Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Athens, Greece
4.9 / 8
Stone Theater, located on the southern slopes of the Acropolis. The odeon was erected in the middle of the 2nd century BC. It was used to organize theatrical productions and musical performances. The odeon is perfectly preserved and, moreover, it is used for its intended purpose today. After reconstruction in the middle of the 20th century, the stage began to host the annual Athens Festival. Over the past time, the best voices of the world scene have performed on it.
Odeon of Herodes Atticus
Address:Areopagitou Dionisiou, Athina
Phone:+30 21 0324 1807
Hours:monday: 08:00–17:00 tuesday: 08:00–17:00 wednesday: 08:00–17:00 thursday: 08:00–17:00 friday: 08:00–17:00 saturday: 08:00–17:00 sunday: 08:00–17:00


A great structure for it's time (the roof was made out of wood that was hold with columns on sides and not in middle, like this people had better view.. Read more »

Μαρία Κόρμπου

Most amazingly preserved theater of the ancient world! Still nowadays amazing shows are performed!

WARDROBE by Gagani Maria

I love this place and all this area. Acropolis is one of the most good vibes place in the world you feel it when you walk in this streets, magic place.. Read more »

Vladimir Balaz

The Odeon is well reconstructed, including the stage. It also has a superb location – on flank of the Acropolis hill with Athens in the background.


It was a relaxed Sunday morning. No people around, no event in the Odeon. However, I could listen the music or the tenors lyrics and recall the images.. Read more »

Tony Littlejohn

This amphitheatre us built in school's playground. Some of the pupils were rehearsing as we looked on. Every school should have it's own amphitheatre!

Martin Krenčey

A truly beautiful place for a theater as the Greek always aimed for. Stunning views! The place itself is magnificent. Originally hosting 5000 people i.. Read more »

Jayde Müller

Absolutely beautiful. I wish we could’ve gone in but it was still amazing to see

Lorraine Sclavounos

Love, love this theater.. its Beautiful and Mystical at the same time.

Alia Aldalli

Fantastic ancient theatre at the foot of the acropolis. We saw a concert by opera singer Sonia. Thousands of us sat in socially distanced spaces and w.. Read more »

Petruţ Iordăchescu

The fact that this is still functioning is mind blowing. To be clear it's renovated in modern times. But the fact that the wall behind the scene is st.. Read more »

Olga Angelopoulou

One of the most impressive Athenian monuments

Georgios Argyratos

The most amazing ancient theatre, really magical, if you visit Athens is a must to

Achilleas Papadopoulos

A perfect example of a Roman (-era) theatre, to contrast with nearby classical (ancient Greek) Dionysus theatre. Restored and operational, every visit.. Read more »

Ang Var

wonderful place to visit. usually there is plenty of events taking place here in summer, most of them being theatrical performances of ancients dramas.. Read more »

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