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Epidaurus Theater, Epidaurus

Epidaurus
Greece
Tel: 27530 22009/22666
Concierge.com's insider take:

Drama geeks take note. Dating to the fourth century B.C., this is the world's best-preserved Greek theater—and is now used for summer historical performances. The acoustics are so perfect that every word can be heard even from the outermost of the 55 tiers. As if possessed by the spirits of the ancient actors, visitors are often compelled to stand center stage and recite poetry, or whatever literary scraps they know by heart. The ruins of the Sanctuary of Asklepios nearby feel jejune by comparison. Open daily. Nov–Mar: 8–5, Apr–Oct: 7:45 a.m.–6:45 p.m.; 6 Euros.

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