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Teatro Greco Review

The Greeks put a premium on finding impressive locations to stage their dramas, such as Taormina's hillside Teatro Greco. Beyond the columns you can see the town's rooftops spilling down the hillside, the arc of the coastline, and Mount Etna in the distance. The theater was built during the 3rd century BC and rebuilt by the Romans during the 2nd century AD. Its acoustics are exceptional: even today a stage whisper can be heard in the last rows. In summer Taormina hosts an arts festival of music and dance events and a film festival; many performances are held in the Teatro Greco.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Via Teatro Greco, Taormina, 98039 | Map It
  • Phone: 0942/620198
  • Cost: €8
  • Hours: Daily 9–1 hr before sunset.
  • Location: Taormina
Updated: 02-15-2013

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