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Dora Stratou Greek Dances Theatre

33 Arakinthou | Filopappou Hill, Plaka, Athens 117 41, Greece
+30 21 0324 4395
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The most Greek experience -from the past to the future!!!

Dora Stratou is a historical theatre located at a perfect place. Near Acropolis, among trees, a... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2016
Athens, Greece
Theatre de danses "Dora Stratou" / Athens

Very nice greek evening with professional dancers with traditional greek music and songs; greek... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
Manuela L
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
33 Arakinthou | Filopappou Hill, Plaka, Athens 117 41, Greece
+30 21 0324 4395
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Dora Stratou is a historical theatre located at a perfect place. Near Acropolis, among trees, a person can enjoy a show of top Greek dancers, in a concept realistic. Price is fine, nobody should miss it.

2  Thank cathpain
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Very nice greek evening with professional dancers with traditional greek music and songs; greek ambiance, you will be delighted; but this spectacle is onley in summertimes from may to september; what a pity.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We very much enjoyed the performance. It was wonderful and refreshing to enjoy a night of dancing and music emanating from live singing, dancing, and music playing. Special kudos to the older lady singing for most of the night and the older gentleman who was...More

1  Thank mac_and_mini
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The performance at dora stratou exceeded all expectations. I am surprised at reviews from others who did not enjoy it as much. If you have any interest in culture you will appreciate the hour and a half.we saw over 30 dancers and a band with...More

1  Thank lcampbell85
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The venue is great and is a real treat to be outside. The show was about 100 mins long and never really progressed past the patterns and rhythms of the first dance. Unless you have a prior understand of Greek tradition dancing, you may well...More

2  Thank Ollie1709
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Last night we spent our last night in Athens at this Greek dance show. We found it hard to find and arrived late as a result. There are dark sections on the pathway through the gardens which were a bit creepy. We almost gave up...More

2  Thank Audacious S
Reviewed 23 June 2016

If you have any interest in traditional folk dancing, this evening is well worth the time and effort. The Dora Strata organisation, a non profit committed to collecting Greek folk dances and costumes as well as giving lessons, featured numerous varieties of folk dances which...More

2  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The theater is at the top of the hill. Cost is 15 EURO per person. It was a great opportunity to see traditional Greek dancing. Also a great chance to see traditional Greek costumes. I think you would enjoy this if you were interested in...More

2  Thank SpikeIII
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

This is a great cultural experience. The program is narrated in Greek, English and French. It is only 15€ per person as well. If you have never seen Greek dance before, you should visit while in Athens. It is best to hire a taxi to...More

3  Thank Crystal P
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Being a fashion designer myself, I have to say that I was mesmerised by these simply spectacular costumes. Their performances take place 5 times a week from the start of June until the end of September. There are 10 shows (covered in 2 weeks) that...More

3  Thank Eleni K
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Dimitrios S
I'm bringing a person with mobility problems Will she have a problem walking up to the theatre from the back side. She has a problem with going uphill. Thank you. my e mail is dimitristaxi@hot mail.gr
20 May 2017|
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Rajesh P
What are the timings and tickets cost ?
24 October 2016|
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Response from Curiousandhappy | Reviewed this property |
Timings: Wed - Fri 9.30 - 11.00pm. Sat & Sun 89.30 - 10.00pm. Cost 15 Euros per person, reductions for students, children and OAP'S.
Pav V
Your negative review of Dora Stratou - did it by any chance concern the dance which I think is called "Mechanikos", or similar. It alternates between the central dancer remembering how he danced as a young man, and - crippled by the bends - how he can no longer dance.... I find it uncomfortable & harsh, but realistic - almost a "Health & Safety" warning. And sensibilities then were not what they are now - do we have to "censor " traditional dance.... OK. we no longer sing racist songs about (excue the word) "n*gg*rs" - but the Greeks were dealing with their own folk within the community, & I sees ome difference there...
17 September 2016|
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