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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is included in the price for the theater. This is all ruins. I don't recall seeing any plaques but there may have been somewhere. I was overwhelmed with all of the ruins. This was the healing center of the complex back in the day....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nina1940
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were here on a Globus tour. In this area, the main attraction is the Theater, which is well-preserved. The rest of the area around the theater ... it is a medical healing place – think of a rehabilitation place. And of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dragon789wv
Reviewed 2 November 2018

In Ancient Times, they came from all over the World, for free healing: using techniques that more modern therapists still hold to- and no drugs!! How I wish we had kept to those ways. This peaceful sanctuary still carries then resonance of the work that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Busybee888
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

This is a very large site that is still in the process of excavation and restoration. The ruins are best visited with a guide as the onsite plaques may not provide enough information to fully appreciate the significance of the ruins. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Geoscientist
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

The asklepion was a healing complex to the titular god. Surrounded by picturesque woodland, the open theatre is as stuning as people claim. The wood surrounding makes it seem almost 'arcadian'.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Outstanding place - amazing acoustics and history, but no toilets or places to buy water after the entrance - Id have happily spent the day here though

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Evharjaksofia
Reviewed 3 September 2018

€12 entry to the whole site (this is just one part of it). Most people on tours come to see the theatre which is amazing, but if it's busy and you have time, head in the opposite direction to the sprawling site which offers a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bluelizard
Reviewed 7 August 2018

a great trip in time about the importance of a healthy body...A great site that held in time and gives a spacious idea of the past

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank geo k
Reviewed 4 August 2018

The amphitheater is truly a wonder but so is the sanctuary. While you have to use your imagination to evoke just how specular this complex was, the birthplace of modern medicine, which stressed a holistic approach we are just now beginning to appreciate once again,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank psp7
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

We three middle-aged Brits visited the Epidavros site on a mid May Saturday afternoon in the heat of the day expecting it to be packed. The €12 adult fee included the theatre and museum too. This was a great deal. As we arrived a coach...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from psp7 | Reviewed this property |
HI Ron, There is English information -- rather extensive-- on placards. No headphones that I saw, nor did I see tour guides available on site. We pre-booked a guide through our hotel. She lives in Napfoli and met us there... More
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