Theatre of Dionysus, Athens: How To Reach, Best Time & Tips

About Theatre of Dionysus

The famous classical plays in Greek were played in the Theatre of Dionysus and is one of the famous Athens attractions. The orchestra was created initially here and was used for the theatre plays and numerous performances to give an enhanced dramatic effect.

It was also used in the festival of the fertility god, Dionysus. Various contests were held in this theatre and it was quite popular among the people then. Plays of Sophocles, Aeschylus etc were performed here and it was capable of accommodating approximately 17000 people in the audience.

Location: Mitseon 25, Athina 117 42, Greece.

Best Time to Visit: All year.
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