Theatre Of Dionysus

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  • Address: Temple of Dyonysus, Acropolis, Athens, Greece
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  • Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +30-2103224625
  • Ticket Price: 12 EUR
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Theatre, Architecture

Theatre Of Dionysus - Review

The Theatre of Dionysus may be a ruin but what a gorgeous ruin that is. The place in its hay days could accommodate a whopping 17000 residents of old Grecia. One of the oldest ones that have seen the light of day, the theatre was said to be the most prestigious in ancient times. Greece has been known as the motherland of drama as an art form. The Dionysus theatre was built at the time when 'drama' or 'theatre' was taking its nascent shape.

It was built in a natural hollow and still retains the main stage and parts of the steps leading up to it. It was built in honor of Dionysus and the performances that took place there were also dedicated to him. The Greek God of Wine and Madness, finds a lovely homage through the sculptures that depict his life, many of which still adorn the place. It is certainly worth the visit due to these carvings while at the Acropolis.

Theatre Of Dionysus Ticket Prices

  • You can take a combined ticket for all the archeologically important sights and it will prove to be a much cheaper option.

How To reach Theatre Of Dionysus by Public Transport

  • Acropolis Station: Metro

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  • Theatre Of Dionysus Address: Temple of Dyonysus, Acropolis, Athens, Greece
  • Theatre Of Dionysus Contact Number: +30-2103224625
  • Theatre Of Dionysus Timing: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Theatre Of Dionysus Price: 12 EUR
  • Best time to visit Theatre Of Dionysus(preferred time): 08:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Theatre Of Dionysus: 00:30 Mins
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Things to Know Before Visiting Theatre Of Dionysus

  • 67.23% of people who visit Athens include Theatre Of Dionysus in their plan

  • 34.72% of people start their Theatre Of Dionysus visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Theatre Of Dionysus

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

84.48% of people prefer walking in order to reach Theatre Of Dionysus

People normally club together Parthenon and Acropolis Museum while planning their visit to Theatre Of Dionysus.

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Theatre Of Dionysus, Athens Reviews

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  • So awesome to see that this Theatre is still standing in the condition it is in! Fellow theatregoers and aspiring actors, you must make this a bucket list place to see!!! Gorgeous! If you want a phenomenal bird's eye view of this place, follow the signs and you can use the guided steps and handrails the employees will show you. Beautiful and breathtaking. It is high up though, so please be careful when you observe this by yourself or with a friend or two.

  • This is a little more difficult to get a good handle on compared to the other sites. There wasn't as good information and it was mostly roped off. The most interesting views of this were from high up. Definitely absolutely worth a visit as it was so impressive, fascinating, and we'll preserved. Very neat.

  • This is a must-stop at the Acropolis. The theatre is dated back to the 6th century BC, and has been partially restored by the Greek government. It seated 17,000 in its day, and even the novice student of Greek history will appreciate what must have happened in these very seats. It's considered to be the world's first theatre, and is dedicated to Dionysus, the god of plays and wine.

  • Amazing place to visit in the Acropolis of Athens. The Theatre of Dionysus Eleuthereus is a major theater in Athens. It is considered to be the world's first theater built at the foot of the Acropolis of Athens. It is dedicated to Dionysus, the god of plays and wine. The site has been used as a theater since the sixth century BC.

  • It is good to go and visit there... you will find the entrance after Acropolis gate... You can book a ticket from 10 AM to 3 PM and the cost of ticket between 5 Euro and 15 Euro.. Go at 7:30 to sit in the upper tire to attend the performance and see the moon in the sky.

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