The Theatre of Dionysus on the slope of the Acropolis is an amphitheatre that was used in ancient Greece for festivals honoring Dionysus, the god of wine

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Acropolis of Athens Tour

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... famous archaeological sites. Visit the Theatre of Dionysus and see Dionysus Sanctuary. Then, stroll to the acropolis' s...

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Theatre of Dionysus, Athens

The Theatre of Dionysus on the slope of the Acropolis is an amphitheatre that was used in ancient Greece for festivals honoring Dionysus, the god of wine.

The Theatre of Dionysus on the slope of the Acropolis is an amphitheatre that was used in ancient Greece for festivals honoring Dionysus, the god of wine. It is considered as the birthplace of theatrical tradition and the first theatre in the world. It was capable of accomodating as many as 17000 spectators in its heyday.


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About Theatre of Dionysus

 Mitseon 25, Athina 117 42, Greece

 +30 21 0322 4625

Theatre of Dionysus and Nearby Sights on Map

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