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Parco Archeologico della Neapolis

Viale Paradiso 14, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 66206
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This archeological site contains the most complete Greek Theater existing from antiquity.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Viale Paradiso 14, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0931 66206
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing place and what incredible history. Ancient Greeks, slaves, Romans, sacrifices, a quarry, the ear of Dionysius etc etc. But without a guide it would be difficult to learn all about it. This is one of the reasons we came to Sicily. Don't...More

Thank lesley h
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a Greek theatre, a Roman amphitheatre and all manner of caves here. There is a lot to see and it should be amazing. The only thing that is lacking is signage to help you make sense of it. If you are happy to...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park has so much potential, but unfortunately it is not very well kept, in fact it seems downright neglected. It would also be very helpful for foreign tourists if information could be in English as well.

Thank Barkhuysen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Important objective to visit and to do when in siracusa. The most interesting part of this is the ear of dionisio and the part of bambus trees .

Thank Elena P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent around around two hours exploring this site. Getting an Audio guide or hiring a tour guide is a must as signage and explanations are pretty woeful and it would be a shame to not understand what you are looking at. Felt the park at...More

Thank Llamasontheroad
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is a large park which includes a number of features and sites. It has a (refurbished) Greek Theatre which had been quarried out of the hillside, which is still used today by the locals. Also in the park is the quarry which gives rise...More

Thank AntarcticBound
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This was a highlight of our trip to Italy/Sicily. The ruins are extremely well preserved and there is an excellent self-guided recording available. The ticket is inexpensive and is good for three days, so you can freely walk among the ruins at your own pace....More

1  Thank Catharine M
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Buy a digital guide, some water and walk into history. Forget tourism for a second, and see how Greek and Roman history unfolds in Siracusa. Don't expect fireworks, but the history speaks for itself and imagine the Greek theatre in ancient times (paid for by...More

Thank Fredrik H
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

The park has many attractions within it to see. Heaped in history and culture this place is a must see whilst visiting or passing by Syracuse you won't be disappointed.

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I would give this a 3.5, if I could, mostly because the site signage, lack of explanations, and general site organization make it a cumbersome experience. This is a great place to visit if you like archaeology/history. But before you go, plan out your day....More

Thank 389tonyn
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Kristel L
23 May 2016|
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Response from AdelaideJessica | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kristel, We walked from Ortygia, so I didn't really pay attention to street names and carparks. As you approach the park, you'll see the entrance to the park on one side of the road, and on the other, a large area with... More
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