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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 26 February 2018

This ampitheater is not one of the most complete in the world - but another wonderful treat in this fantastic southern city.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

One of our favorite things to do while traveling is to visit historic places. The older the better for us!! It is always wonderful to see sites of this age as it takes you back in time. It is always amazing to see how something...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Magnificent. You can't believe the size of it and the historical events that took place here. Must see.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This is a very well conserved historical roman amphitheater in Lecce. In the middle of the main square. Very well iluminarse and with tons of history. An attraction itself that you must see. Do not miss it.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This nice Theatre is right in the middle of lovely Lecce. It was a quiet day when we visited (Sunday in August). But it was still surprising how few tourists were in town....and almost none a the Amphiteatre. Because it is actually quite a beauty,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bandit-One
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This could be one of the best examples of Roman history and architecture. It's located right in the center of the main piazza of the old section of town. Incredible! It's in such remarkable condition you can visualize a gladiator entering the arena.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We took an iced coffee to-go and sat in the afternoon sun with view across the theatre. It is a Great place for a Stop and a little rest when in Lecce.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank A. S
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Only part of the amphitheater has been excavated. It doesn't have the appeal or views that most of the other Roman theaters had; it is now off to the side of a busy square.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ChrisABeaune
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Hadn't seen an amphitheatre like this before. While you can only see half (free viewing) you get a great feel for what it is like. It's a pity you are unable to get inside it.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Nuala T
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The amphitheatre is only a couple of hundred yards from the cathedral in the centre of old town Lecce and is worth a visit. Less than half of the theatre is visible as the remainder remains buried under nearby buildings. We weren't able to walk...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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