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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's neat to be able to walk through the arches into the arena and look up at the stands. I recommend using the audio guide.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The large theater is a very well preserved part of Pompeii. It has been excavated and restored and I believe looks much as it did before the city was destroyed. It is now used for occasional performances again. The theater was one of the more...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SnowyShasta
Reviewed 28 November 2018

My wife and I visited while on a tour of Pompei in July, 2016. I climbed to the top and took some photos. I could imagine attending a concert here one day. It would have a great sound and excellent visuals from all angles.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RobbieMCanada
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Impressive preserved theater in Pompeii which is still used present day for performances. Amazing how brilliant the builders were in constructing the theater. This is a must see.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 9 November 2018

This splendid amphitheatre shows how clever the builders were 2000 years ago. There is a spot in the performance area that even now magnifies the voice. The test is to find where it is. The interesting fact to discover is who sat where, it might...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David G
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is just one of the many structures to see in Pompeii, but a very large and well-preserved one. We were fortunate to have a guide, who knew it well and could describe the various features. The Greek theatres often survived better than those built...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank glassyraven
Reviewed 6 October 2018

After walking for several hours, the seating offered by the teatro was welcome. The elevation also afforded unique photo opportunities. The acoustics were phenomenal and featured by a pick up group of tourist singers who chose to entertain those present. It appears that it is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

The amphitheater is very well preserved and you see great facades of the age and still get great acoustics if you wish to belt out some poetry.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RknRon
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This was one of the highlights for me personally. The grand theatre is still mostly there, even a section at the top. You can imagine how incredible it must have been. Go to the top and take a picture and then have a look around...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WarrenSparrow
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The size of the place is impressive and even more so is the sound quality. Don't be surprised to hear someone testing it. Wear comfortable shoes and bring water.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lee K
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