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It is a very interesting and impressing place :
Houses, houses, houses, a small gate and you are inside the old Greek and Roman history. It is very impressing and you can go around and explore many ways, rooms and places. The entrance fee of...More
The visit allows you to learn more about the rich past of the city
Along the walk there are illustrative panels with some descriptions and there is a ticket to be paid at the entrance
Highly recommended is the visit to the Liberti house inside
The site is a Greek theatre which was then used and expanded by the Romans and had some houses built into it at a later date. There is also a smaller theatre (an Odeon) on the site. The theatre is used for modern performances and,...More
Given all the living, warring and dying that has occurred in Catania over millennia it is astonishing that anything remains of this edifice. It is all the more impressive that people have built over it and used it during all this time yet part of...More
Surrounded by older buildings including Bellini's birthplace built on top of part of the Roman Theatre. Typical Roman amphitheatre style but some of the passage ways behind are exceedingly tall. Acoustics good. Disappointed that the concerts don't start till September.
Not so impresive as others, but still huge part of history. People were so kind to tell and explain a lot about the place. I really appreciate that there is english signs and boards with information. Very useful when you dont speak Italian :))
Absolutely loved this place. The amphitheatre itself has much more going for it than the one at Taormina and the way it has been built on through the centuries is amazing. The Renaissance house is a little gem to visit too!
Firstly my views may be biased as an architect and with a conservation background. Also, we visited on the first sunday of a month (when it is free entrance). I would not have been disappointed even if I had paid the 6 euros entrance. As...More