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Theatre of Dionysus

Athens, Greece
4.8 / 44
The theater is located in the southeastern part of the Acropolis, it was erected in the 5th century BC, and is the oldest theater in Athens. On the stage were the works of Euripides, Aristophanes, Sophocles and Aeschylus. In the 1st century BC Under Emperor Nero, a large-scale reconstruction of the theater was carried out. The scene fell into decay by the 4th century CE. and was gradually abandoned. Today, a large-scale theater restoration project is being carried out.
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Address:Mitseon 25, Athina
Phone:+30 21 0322 4625

TomekK
05.08.22

Great view breathtaking. During the day crowded. Recommend to go between 14:00-16:00 (local time) or before closing

Dr Anil Budania
20.07.22

Theatre of Dionysus-Athens is the Oldest and was one of the most important theatres in Ancient Greece. It named in Honour of the Greek deity of wine a.. Read more »

Zoe
19.07.22

It was a great experience to attention a concert there. The evening view gives the theatre extra charm. Tips: If you going for a show longer than 1hr,.. Read more »

BB Q
18.07.22

We were there to watch Leonidas Kavakos' violin performance on July 6th. The whole atmosphere was breath-taking. When the show started, this ancient t.. Read more »

John D
02.07.22

This was a place I never knew existed in Athens. Our tour guide brought us around and explained the significance of the Theatre of Dionysus. This is a.. Read more »

Tanja Grabitz
14.05.22

I found the Theatre of Dionysus along with the whole visit to the Akropolis very interesting. Definitely a must see

Wout Mannaerts
09.04.22

A little more torn down then I thought, but still: the birthplace of modern (or any) dramatics is a marvel to behold. I experienced metacatharsis, a k.. Read more »

Maria202
29.03.22

The Theatre of Dionysus (or Theatre of Dionysos, Greek: Θέατρο του Διονύσου) is an ancient Greek theatre in Athens. It is built on the south slope of .. Read more »

Nadi B
26.03.22

Charming place, built by the Romans and used for music. Although somewhat shaded by Acropolis, it is still worth a visit

Goran Gooxich
14.03.22

As an actor I wanted to visit this theatre for such a long time and I always imagined how I would be able to stand there and walk the same stones that.. Read more »

Dmytro Lytvynenko
28.11.21

Very popular place an must have to visit. It's old theater and also here a good view for city and other historical monuments. Enter price about 12 eur.. Read more »

anulina taka-sobie
13.11.21

I saw a stone chair there and I really imagined Dionizos sitting there!! Each stone has its own story! This place had been on my bucket list for a lon.. Read more »

Mariel Maridi Taguinod-Di
03.11.21

It was gated when I came. But glad I was able to take a photo from the barricade. Stunning still.

Miikka Uusipaikka
22.10.21

I wish I would have been there. Just a magnificent view and I could just jump directly to the age of ancient Greece! The whole place is unbelievable a.. Read more »

Brett LeFever
13.10.21

Stunning ancient theater. Great energy. Great history. Beautiful historic site.

Andrius Šeršniovas
09.10.21

This place is full of history. So if you are history lover this place is worth to visit. But in general this is main tourist destination and you will .. Read more »

Jaque C. Ribeiro
09.09.21

The Acropolis was the most beautiful and interesting site we visited in Athens. It is big and all the most famous atractions are inside it.

Varun Menghani
04.09.21

Well maintained theatre. Part of the Acropolis complex. Must visit as it is impressive and two and a half thousand years old!

Josh P
04.09.21

If you can, definitely catch a show here! It's an amazing experience!

Paul Velthuis
03.09.21

The importance of this place for the city of Athens cannot be enough described. The view and the feeling make you feel living in ancient times.

Jees Mohan
23.08.21

The theater of Dionysus is another important Greek monument located on the south slope of the Acropolis of Athens. It was built in the 6th century and.. Read more »

J Andrade
12.08.21

Fantastic place. There they have presentation of famous singers, acoustic is really exceptional, you can here with great acoustic. It's really hist.. Read more »

Martin Bartlett
09.07.21

It is pretty impressive. But you appreciate it even more by visiting the Acropolis Museum afterwards.

Tharjan Manickavasagar
05.07.21

Lovely restaurant with wide variety of food and choice and great scenery of the sea and Temple of Poseidon

Kyle A. Klopfenstein
03.07.21

Incredible. Mind blowing. This comes with the entire Acropolis package. If you're on the fence about seeing this beauty, do it!

Sarah E-C
02.07.21

There's not enough words to describe this place, it was breathtaking!

Andreea Tampu
30.06.21

We didn't arrive to the Theatre of Dyonisios. However, it is a beautiful hill with a wonderful view of Acropolis, Socrates Prison and a small church.

NONA SAMKHARADZE
18.06.21

There are so few places in earth that can give this absolute journey through time! It was in this theatre that the unsurpassed works by Aeschylus, Sop.. Read more »

Mariana Ayón RV
07.06.21

Forbidden by the pandemic, but worth to try again. It's so lovely to go beck to this places.

Panagiotis Ploumakis
15.05.21

Very good service nice prices friendly atmosphere

Chryssanthie Polyzou
20.04.21

An amazing spot under the Acropolis. I have visited this ancient theatre for the very first time. It dates back to the 4th century b.C.

nikolaos mpournias
18.04.21

JUST THE BEGINNING OF MODERN CIVILISATION

TDB
10.04.21

the chairs are so freaking comfortable i cant decribe it

Shikder Mahmud Sayed (SMS
28.03.21

The Theatre of Dionysus (or Theatre of Dionysos, gr: Θέατρο του Διονύσου) is an ancient Greek theatre in Athens. It is built on the south slope of the.. Read more »

Vladimir Balaz
30.01.21

Elegant, well designed and well preserved example of ancient Greek theatre. Not to be missed.

Andrey Nikolaiev
29.10.20

Use to be amazing - about 2,500 years ago ? It's simply a set of nicely arranged stones nowadays. Some theatrical performance today would bring that h.. Read more »

Y.H.
26.10.20

The ancient theater of Dionysus is considered the oldest theater in the world. It was built at the 6th century B.C. on the east side of the south slop.. Read more »

Morten Kjærgaard
17.10.20

Impressive view of the old theater. Great achievement of old Athenians

Julian Phatarfod
14.10.20

There’s really no need for staff to be rude, especially during COVID. We know it’s a tough time for everyone and tourists are just trying to see the c.. Read more »

Julianna Wood
01.10.20

Its so beautiful i defiantly recommend going here but bring comfortable shoes.

Matt M
25.08.20

Interesting. Strongly recommend you go there with a guide.

Steve Long
25.08.20

Fantastic place to visit , History in a beautiful setting .

Haseeb Ali
22.08.20

It is located in the sight of Acropolis and Slopes in Athens. They will not allow you to go in there. You can jist visit and take pictures from a dist.. Read more »

John Chen
21.08.20

Great ancient let us believe that The God Age maybe was real.

suzanne costello
28.07.20

Went up to the acropolos and saw the theatre of Dionusus as part of the hisory that was there. very spectacular. You can buu a ticket for 30 euro whiv.. Read more »

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