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All reviews roman amphitheatre city centre other half worth seeing street level century ad the main square beautiful city old town gelato arena piazza ruins amphiteatre foundation colosseum perimeter
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

Outdoor viewing for free (rare these days). In the Piazza Oronzo so good places to eat nearby. Can view while enjoying your gelato.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank caraddad
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Lecce is still adjusting to tourism, and this has always been a less wealthy part of Italy, but now it is becoming a 'hidden gem'. The excavation here is ancient and fascinating: it can't be compared to Rome, because Rome has always been the hub...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maltese632017
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Amazingly rediscovered when the Piazza Sant'Oronzo was worked on between the wars but sadly over restored using concrete. Nevertheless, a unique artefact to have in the middle of a city.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David190343
Reviewed 16 October 2018

It was such a fantastic place that we could stay there for hours waiting to see coming out the gladiators of longtime ago.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mir080
Reviewed 25 September 2018

In a central location adjoining piazza Sant'Oronzo, excavations have opened up part of the Roman amphitheatre, sufficient for some small events, but almost three-quarters of the total arena is still buried under modern buildings, roads and on the east side the chiesa di Santa Maria...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank stanmansurrey
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Although it occupies a fine location in the centre of Leccen this ampitheatre is rather unexciting and does little to set the heart or mind on fire. They are well maintained but gives a very clinical perspective of an ampi- theatre. No real feel for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nastame
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Srange to find it in the middle of things and it is a bit of a let down but there you go. Still worth a look if you are in the area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Phil F
Reviewed 1 September 2018

These remains of the amphitheatre are amazing in the city centre and well preserved, there is also a well preserved Roman Theatre in the city too just a few minuites away

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Doug004
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Off the Saint O'ranzo right near tourist information, free to view and look down into but you cannot go into the ruins...good to be able to see this and then how everything has been developed around all of this...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Claire B
Reviewed 15 August 2018

A very good example of a roman amphitheatre from which you are able to visualise its place and use in the Roman era.

Date of experience: July 2018
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