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Piazza Sant'Oronzo, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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All reviews roman amphitheatre last century city centre other half worth seeing street level century ad the main square beautiful city old town arena piazza ruins amphiteatre foundation viewed colosseum
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

It’s an interesting curiosity. I guess the amphitheater was rediscovered in more recent times, right in the city center. It’s cool to see the partial oval that is now exposed. We were not able To go into the ruins.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hitcher84
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I have seen many Roman theaters and I have to admit that this theatre is in really poor condition. It’s simply lacking brightness and the stones are in bad condition. The atmosphere of the complex don’t give you that sparkling feeling when you see such...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ronselaar
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The Roman amphitheater is located in the city centre on the square of St. Oronzio. It was built in the I-II centuries AD and could accommodate up to 25,000 spectators. However, this grandiose creation was hidden for many years, and the builders found part of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

This was a good find in one of our favourite squares in Lecce. Our small children were very interested to learn about it which we were most pleased about as they’re only 3 and 5! Very beautiful.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Emma C
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This really cool amphitheater from the 2nd century is just south off the Oronzo Piazza. You can look down at it from the street level. It's still in use today! You can take in this site in about 10 minutes, so incredible to think how...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Steveage
Reviewed 29 June 2018

We came across the partially revealed amphitheatre whilst walking around the beautiful city of Lecce. Apparently it was discovered whilst digging the foundations of the Bank on the square. It really is amazing that this 25,000 seater building has laid undiscovered and so intact for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stephen51
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Every town has one ,this one was discovered in the 20th century unfortunately only half is visible as the other half remains built on . There is no access but you can walk round the perimeter and everything is visible There are plenty of informative...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 16 May 2018

The amphitheatre is in a piazza surrounded by bars so you can enjoy the view at passeggiata time whilst local families relax

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Michael W
Reviewed 10 April 2018

This Roman amphitheater built in the 1st or 2nd century AD lay buried beneath the streets of Lecce until construction crews in the early 20th century came across it. It is not possible to go down into the site but it is easy to see...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 4 April 2018

It's a special square in the city centre, where the sacre and the prophane, culture and special pugliese food meet.If you visit it at Midway the music Will delight and entertain you for a few minutes.

Date of experience: March 2018
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