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Teatro Romano (Roman Theater & Baths)

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All reviews roman theater panoramic view ground level north side century bc garbage dump closer look ancient sites great site hill top archaeological site self guided worth seeing no charge walk around information boards definitely worth a visit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So, I love that some people are saying this is NOT worth the money to spend on a tour. As with a lot of things like this, the tour is usually better when you learn more about the history from a guide. Of course one...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely worth going to see, we bought the three day ticket which gives you access to several sites in volterra over a three day period, well worth the money.. and don't miss the walk around the walls overlooking the theatre

Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The excavation site is located at the north side of the city, just to the west of Porta Fiorentina. The old Roman theatre is well-worth the closer visit, although you can have very nice and detail look on it from the road that leads above...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Site of roman theatre is relatively complete including some standing pillars. There is a book available on the excavations on the site. Good views from above.

Thank Scottish-Veggie
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

No need to pay to enter as this view is part of the grand panoramic view from the road above. As with all Roman ruins a fair amount of imagination required

Thank moncoer
Reviewed 25 September 2018

You need to know to go here but it's quite wonderful. Not the biggest you'll ever see but wonderful. And if you are rushed for time, you can see it from above which all lays it out in front of you.

Thank ebean
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Driving from Florence to Tuscany, stopping in Volterra for lunch on the terrace and view of the ruins. The drive was beautiful, lunch at I Ponti Volterra Bistrot with amazing view on the terrace and house wine. Short walk through the town and ruins before...More

Thank Lezli P
Reviewed 2 September 2018

The vast majority of the site can be viewed from above but, for the few Euros extra it's worth walking down to the site and walking around. This isn't the most impressive Roman site, but still important and for those interested in history, it will...More

Thank Geoff L
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

On a warm night, you could easily imagine actors, spectators coming in and out of this place, and in the surroundings, the lively activities of a Roman city. Really inspiring

Thank ulysseus13
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This wonderful ancient Roman theatre can be viewed at ground level but is spectacular from above and well signposted how to get there. Well worth a visit as is Volterra

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