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The view of Mount Etna and the sea beyond is absolutely superb at Taormina's 10,000-seat ancient Greek amphitheater, which was erected in the third century BC and expanded by the Romans.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Via Teatro Greco 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0942 23220
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Reviewed yesterday

Every direction is a delight to the eye! the views of the mountains and the see are stunning from this ancient theatre.

Thank edeet7
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just loved this historic site with breath taking views. Although the ticket booth line looked long at 10:30 am already, it went quite quickly. I really recommend to go in the morning if visiting during the summer because there is no place to hide from...More

Thank LeanneJean
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were there with our 2 little children ( 2 and 4 ). Our strollers we could leave at the entrance. It was just before closing time so it was not too crowdy. The children loved climbing the old stairs of the theatre. You get...More

Thank Billy G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the beautiful village of Taormina and walked through it to arrive at the Ancient Theater. The views are absolutely stunning - Mt. Etna in the background and coastline views for miles that are breathtaking. My husband can't wait to return to attend a concert...More

Thank lizwilliamsdesign
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was terribly hot the day we went there, so we didn’t see all there is to see - but we were pretty amazed by the view in all directions. A beautiful spot to see Etna from.

Thank MickeG70
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have seen Greek and Roman ruins throughout the Mediterranean but the view from this theater is spectacular! How I would love to return and see a show performed there.

Thank Susanne D
Reviewed 3 days ago

In the ancient theatre of Taormina, you can experience history, amazing views, as well as concerts many nights of the week. It is a fee to enter, but it's worth it if you have the slightest interest in history. If not - the panoramic view...More

Thank Niklas L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is an ancient amphitheater up on a bluff on the edge of town. The views are stunning of the town, the coast and the mountains. It's easy to get to but it is uphill. Fortunately there is a nice breeze up there to cool...More

Thank Rhiar23
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very interesting informative audio-visual experience. However it is not very well kept or labelled.Beautiful views all around

Thank Carmen F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic location ! Beautiful view, Etna in the distance, ancient history all around you and great acustic. If you go for a show we would reccomend to eat before as the is a very tiny bar seling drinks and crisps. The seating plan is not...More

Thank Marzia G
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Newry_10
15 July 2018|
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Response from kevinsmith05 | Reviewed this property |
Hi just a note if you are going to Opera in the ancient theatre seato are numbered with ushers to help
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23 May 2018|
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Response from Leif G | Reviewed this property |
We did other things until 5:30pm, when we entered. It closes at 7. We had it nearly to ourselves at the end. Were the last ones out. It’s cooler and the light is superb.
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Herb L
28 April 2018|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
yes. there is a booth beside the entrance. we arrived mid morning on the last week of April and there was no line, however when we left mid afternoon there was a long line. if you time it to arrive between the cruise ship... More
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