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Anfiteatro Romano

Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Another part of the vast archeological site

You can walk half of the way round the circumference of this structure. It would be good if someone... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Glynis98
,
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Amazing Amphitheater!

This is an amazing Amphitheater that was built about 2,000 years ago by the Romans. It could... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
EJW3
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Southold, NY
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good24%
  • Average27%
  • Poor10%
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Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

You can walk half of the way round the circumference of this structure. It would be good if someone could cut or weed kill the grass as it obscures a large part of the central area. It was obviously possible to visit far more of...More

Thank Glynis98
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing Amphitheater that was built about 2,000 years ago by the Romans. It could originally seat 20,000 people and was much taller than what remains today. It is very interesting to see all the seats, stairways and tunnels and recognize the many...More

Thank EJW3
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I had heard TA folks not liking it so much cause it is overgrown. But it was spring and it was covered in flowers. I preferred it to the older Greek theatre. It just had a certain charm For my liking . I love over...More

Thank zuni P
Reviewed 18 March 2017

A major tourist site, one of the largest Roman theaters I have ever seen. Go and imagine what it used to be. Good for photos.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 13 March 2017

It Is an important place to visit . It belongs to the Imperial era (s.III D.C) . It Is one of the most significant its kind.

Thank Matilde G
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Even though the Spaniards took many of the stones away enough remains to get a real sense of this large amphitheater. Good explanations in panels at the top.

Thank havesuitcase11
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The Greek Ampitheatre which is situated in the same Archaeological site is better preserved than the Roman Ampitheatre - but the size of the theatre is enormous. Both worth the visit and included in the general tour of what is an extensive conglomeration of ancient...More

Thank Carrie P
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We recently visited this archeological site, but were very disappointed. The site has the potential to be a first class tourist attraction, but it sorely lacks some very basic care and maintenance. Most of the walking paths were closed off to the visitor and appeared...More

Thank Lloyd S
Reviewed 7 December 2016

As part of 10 Euro entrance fee to the archological site, the first thing you can visit is the Roman Amphitheatre. This rather seems like an add-on given there are quite a number of better preserved sites around. It would also seem that this site...More

Thank Slug01
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The amphitheatre looks half-excavated and is covered in weeds. Most of the paths are blocked off, and you can only look down on the structure. But the remains are still interesting, and it's a tranquil and relaxing spot.

Thank Pip T
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