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Second-century theater built into the hillside.
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Dionissiou Areopagitou, Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank 3Eagles
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank enrique l
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this very ancient theater that is still being used today!! Was amazed at the condition of this magnificent structure that has entertainers and seated guests viewing events comfortably!!

Thank Harry H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This ancient theater was renovated during 1950’s. Very nice and lace to see a concert. A little uncomfortable but beautiful

Thank georgegoedon1950
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank MariaP_2299
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank ak2271
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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!

Thank lifrlp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank glowbe_trottah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Benjamin H
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LeeAnn T
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Response from Celine-Bruxelles |
yes. As it is openair theatre. .. when rain is there.. the performance is cancelled... or sometimes postponed. ...
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