This place mesmerising, it’s so grand and can’t imagine the greatness of this beauty 2000 years back, on a nice day with great beautiful landscape beyond and nice blue sky it looks gorgeous
About Herod Atticus Odeon
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The Odeon is an amazingly beautiful marble open air ampitheater that is definitely worth visting while at the Acropolis.
This is also relatively intact and this is reflected by it being used for performances on a regular basis. On the way up to the Acropolis.
This is really amazing to see, especially then walk which looks like 100% original. Some steps are reconstructed and this is a great thing, that they fight to preserve and recondition the place. If you're lucky you can attend concerts during the evening. Part of...More
Theater was founded in Athens, so it's a great place to see a performance, especially at this theater. We saw a dance performance of Carmen. Not our thing, but sitting in this ancient open air venue made up for it. We were here October 9....More
The Odeon of Herodes Atticus was built in year 161 by Herodes Atticus in memory of his wife and it was renovated in 1950. It was a music concerts theatre with 5,000 seats capacity, unfortunately it was destroyed in 267 AD by the Heruli. It...More
Located on the Acropolis southwest slope, this open-air stone theater was completed around 161 AD. It is named after the wealthy Athenian Herod Atticus who had it built in memory of his wife. Destroyed in 267 AD, the theater was restored in the 1950s. Today...More
a full blown stadium built in to a hill side ! and they have actually restored it, and redone parts, so that they actually have live musical performances there even today. to be seen to be believed !
Part of the acropolis complex this old amphitheatre has renovated seating so have a real idea of the scale of the place, truly amazing