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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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