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Parco Archeologico Greco Romano di Catania

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Via Vittorio Emanuele II 266, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Centro Catania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

2  Thank Felix I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

1  Thank Glynis98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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.

Thank RobertFGCarter
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Multi level amfitheater with history of thousands years which becomes more real once you see various escavated elements spread over ten meters deep construction.

Thank Paulids
Reviewed 10 August 2018

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 :))

Thank Vanya I
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

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!

Thank Pamela F
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

This theater is like a mini version of the Colosseum in Rome. Great place to visit with lots of history

Thank Morten W
Reviewed 10 July 2018

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

2  Thank Anthony W
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italy20152015
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Response from naugaman | Reviewed this property |
Their web site site says that the re-opening has been delayed to March 28 because of weather, and they are normally closed on Mondays. This was from a translated page from the authority that runs it.
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