Odeon of Herod Atticus

Interesting
This theatre was built during the Roman era (probably c 174 BC) under the aegis of Herodus Atticus, a wealthy Athenian politician, in memory of his wife. With its façade with three entrances and distinctly Roman style, it was able to accommodate 5 000 spectators. Originally it had cedar roofing.

Useful information

Address:

11742 Athína

Opening hours

closed to visitors, but open for cultural events, such as the Athens Festival (May-Sep)

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