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Beautiful archaeological site!

The odeum is a must see! It’s very beautiful and amazing to see this historic site! They continue... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Vaughan, Canada
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Beats the Odeon cinema!

Why is this so low on visitors’ lists. In the heart of Patras, hidden for centuries under a pile... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you have the opportunity to watch a play during Summer, don't forget to ask for a ventalia because it is a very hot spot...ancient dramas are often presented here, mainly late August. If you only want to visit this historic monument, you should read...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

The odeum is a must see! It’s very beautiful and amazing to see this historic site! They continue to have theatre performances here so see one if you can while visiting here.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

It is easily missed and parking for any car can be a problem but it is worthy of a stop. Given this location has been in use from antiquity to now the beauty of it only can be admired. Marble seating and steps surrounded by...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank McMillan46
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Why is this so low on visitors’ lists. In the heart of Patras, hidden for centuries under a pile, is the resurrected Roman Odeon. Perfect restoration - and used for plays today. This is a myst see. Chat to the keepers. They have a fountain...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank jamesaU318JU
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I went there 3 times to see a concert/theater. it is a nice place with great view. I have no clue when it is open to the public but i want to go there again this time just to see it and maybe learn a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank galatui3
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Check the opening hours first.The theatre itself is of marginal interest: it is heavily restored with a semi-permanent wooden stage. However, it is in use for open-air summer concerts - that is something entirely different when it really comes alive!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Colin M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you visit Patras, make sure to visit the Roman Theater. It is very well preserved and will give you an idea of Roman times in the area. Even better, you should plan to attend a play (perhaps an ancient tragedy) or a concert. It...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ttzenos
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Patras was rendered a Roman colony in 14 BC known as Colonia Augusta Achaica Patrensis, and the dominance of Roman architecture has been all-embracing. Citizens of Patras have the title of Roman citizen and Patras was a “civitas libera”. Many public buildings and works were...More

Date of experience: August 2016
5  Thank sfra20132016
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is a beautiful piece of ancient archetecture! It is a small old Roman outdoor theatre at the top of Patras not far from the ancient castle. It is beautifully kept and is still used for summer concerts and performances.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank LadyPavlova
Reviewed 3 January 2016

a well preserved monument ,is worth spending some tine visiting it since it right on the way to Patra's castle. Easy to park around and really convenient to reach on foot from city center. if it happebs to meet a performance in the odeon dont...More

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