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Teatro di Marcello

Via del Teatro di Marcello, Rome, Italy
+39 06 481 4800
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+39 06 481 4800
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you could pick an address in Rome, living in a 3000 year old Theatre is probably up there. The building has been developed over the years and part of the third floor is now residential. Quite cool!

Thank 87hjm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A colosseum-like structure smack up against the Jewish ghetto, another amazingly well preserved piece of Roman history. This is worth seeing as there are some quite interesting bits of stone work and carving. Located right across the Tiber from Trastevere I'd say it's worth the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

How bizarre to have a house built on top of this monument! Take a walk past it, it's pretty amazing.

Thank Matvl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't know about this theatre until we stumbled across this while walking around on the way to the Forum. Looks like the Colloseum but smaller and older. Pity this does not look grand as it is stuck there in the middle of housing area....More

Thank bidwisely
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hard to find as not where shown in either of our guide books. Road off Tiber island, opposite the road you can see the Portico d’Ottavia. The Theatre is next to that out of sight, hidden behind modern buildings. Free – no access inside. You...More

Thank toad69
Reviewed 5 May 2017

It was an ancient theatre like Colosseum (noot the colosseum itself). Only outside wall is survived.

Thank JoyShurjo
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The Teatro di Marcello is an amazing piece of Roman history, but if you go without a guide or having done your homework, you will miss the significance of it. It was built around 13 B.C., and even though it is an ancient ruin, there...More

Thank Karin W
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Ancient building that is only part of the facade. It can be seen only from the outside. Nice to see if it is in your way.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The theatre of Marcellus was completed in 13 BC was 111m in diameter and could hold up to 20,000 spectators and was one of the first buildings in Rome to use fired brick above the white travertine seen throughout Rome.

Thank Kevan W
Reviewed 12 February 2017

When you go by the Teatro di Marcello, you might think it is the Colosseum, but it is not. The Colosseum may have been the biggest, but the Teatro di Marcello was there first, and it served as the model for the Colosseum. Julius Caesar...More

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The mini-neigbourhood Ghetto holds tight to its
reputation as a stand-alone area thanks to its nearly
300-year history as the home to Rome’s Jewish
community. Times changed in the 20th century, but the
tiny area still retains its mix of tradition,
community, and history. Ancient and medieval
architectural design frames apartments, bakeries,
shops, and restaurants. Friends and families are the
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