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Our trip to Athens included a show at The Odeon. The ancient theater (Roman era but built by a Greek) is still in use many days of the week. The show we took in was flamenco dancing and music to a capacity crowd of 5,000....More
Maybe it was just our lucky timing, but it appears there was going to be a concert in the theater. A crew was setting up equipment and a pianist was sound checking his equipment together with the sound technician. The acoustics were magical and we...More
Although having toured the Herod Atticus Odeon during the day, I had the chance to attend an opera performance at night. It was almost overwhelming the beauty of the natural light fading into the lights of the show, the music invading the space and so...More
Ever since I saw a Yanni concert on TV years ago, this ancient outdoor theater seemed magical to me. And so it is! I agree with other reviewers to try to see ANY show in this theater for a truly memorable experience. International acts appear...More
This venue is world class and people from around the world would definitely include it in their bucket list. However Athenian locals (I'm Greek Australian, speak and read Greek, so can communicate and comprehend well) are arrogant and inconsiderate.
I attended a concert here on...More
You may not understand Greek but seeing any event in a 1500 year old theater is wonderful. They provide cushions since you are sitting on marble. The steps to the seats are high, but you can see and hear everything from all seats. Impressive!
Nice to see the theater and how long it has survived. Be careful of what show you pick as some of them are in Greek and it’s going to be a very long show if you don’t understand Greek.
They don’t allow food but you...More
We saw the Odeon on our way off the Akropolis and thought... this must be great at night. A quick search yielded “Athens Revisited”, a broad Music Event hosted by Marios Frangoulis. It was fantastic. When in Athens go there for any event where the...More