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Piazza Sant'Oronzo, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 247018
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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 arena piazza ruins amphiteatre foundation colosseum perimeter remains
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

It was unearthed at the beginning of the last century and a record of the Roman period in lecce. apparently built between the first and second century parts are still well retained and you can understand it could hold 25,000 people.Worth a lokk despite the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

This ancient theatre rivals anything they had in Rome just smaller. Which meant you could easily navigate the whole place and still get the feeling of ancient Rome.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 7 May 2017

the ampiphetre in the God forsaken town of Lecce has only been parftially excavated. There are no explanation over the visible heap of stones.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Nice when visiting Lecce you shouls see the amfiteatro. Its not spectaculor. History is interesting. Just a look is enough....

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank MarsVroom
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The remains of the old Roman amphitheatre is quite impressive. Hard to imagine all that went on there. Sit back, close your eyes and you can hear the stadium full of people.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

You can't miss this attraction, since it's in the city center . The ruins are in a good shape, so it's nice for historical lovers.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank OksanaUA
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Remains of the impressive Roman amphitheatre occupy much part of Piazza Sant'Oronzo. Dating back to 2nd century this place had seats for 25 thousand people but nowadays you may see roughly half of the original amphitheatre. Unfortunately, the site was closed in October but we...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank KrisD_pl
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Another amphitheatre, but a good square to do people watching. A good reference point for wandering the side streets. Saturday nights are disrupted by kids and the McDonalds..

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank LondonSven
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Lovingly excavated to about one third its original capacity of 25000 people, this Ampitheater is located at the terminus of the Via Appia in Rome. As such, it was emblematic of the extension of Roman culture to the provinces. Now it is fittingly used for...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank mikek794
Reviewed 7 October 2016

When we were there there was an evenings concert in the theatre, which was free of charge, it was interesting to watch the musical instruments being lowered by crane onto the stage.

Date of experience: September 2016
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