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Teatro di Marcello

Via del Teatro di Marcello, Rome, Italy
+39 06 481 4800
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Via del Teatro di Marcello, Rome, Italy
+39 06 481 4800
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Teatro di Marcello is an impressive structure, dating to 12 BC, during the reign of emperor Augustus. It was impressive in its heyday, and it still looks so today. Part of it is used for various performances. Partly it has been built over, housing residential...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located close to Altare de la Patria and the Synagogue, 10 minutes stop for some photos and admire the mix between old and new, the base/foundation is the old theater above houses and apartments.

Thank CristiDan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very beautiful place - we approached on foot through the ghetto past the Portico of Augustus (also worth visiting). There was a concert being set up behind the Teatro, so we got to enjoy the piano music from the Portico. As we...More

Thank kirksan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Teatro di Marcello was one of our must see attractions in Rome. We went after a long intense day with Roman Forum and Coliseum and, for sure, the "mood" and the "energy" were not that high. We classify this Theatre a kind of attraction that...More

Thank RMorgado
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This ancient Roman theatre is well over 2,000 years old and was the model for the Colosseum (our guide told us). The upper floors have been made into apartments and are still used, and concerts are held in the grounds. The area was fenced off...More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We have visited Teatro di Marcelo late afternoon. The Theatre located right behind the main synagogue of Rome, and Trastevere. The beautiful architecture, and not overcrowded place allows to make nice pictures. Some call it the "Little Colosseum", although the building is older than the...More

Thank Joseph K
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Theatre of Marcellus, started by Julius Caesar but not completed until the reign of Augustus. It was dedicated by Augustus to his late nephew in 13 B.C. Built mainly of tuff and sheathed in travertine, it could hold up to 20,000 spectators. This theater was...More

Thank Kelleygirl2
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This place offers a glimpse of Roman times, together with examples of medieval archtecture and renaissance structures all in one place. In the summer months classic music lovers can sit amd relax by the ancient theatre and enjoy live music played under the stars. A...More

Thank viaggereccia
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Suddenly, from a complex of historic buildings, an impressive arch-shaped structure recalls the Colosseum. Maybe it's not very publicized, but it deserves our attention a lot.

Thank Profilist
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Had a walk in this area when in Rome. A lovely monument at the top of the stairs. You are not allowed to sit on the stairs but can walk up them from where you can get great photographs.

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The mini-neigbourhood Ghetto holds tight to its
reputation as a stand-alone area thanks to its nearly
300-year history as the home to Rome’s Jewish
community. Times changed in the 20th century, but the
tiny area still retains its mix of tradition,
community, and history. Ancient and medieval
architectural design frames apartments, bakeries,
shops, and restaurants. Friends and families are the
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