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Overgrown with weeds and poorly kept

Why why can't the authorities do a bit of clean up so you can actually see what is left of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
fine way to conclude the ancient complex at syracuse

The remains of the Roman forum are part of the complex that includes the Greek theatre and... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
Gilly C
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Syracuse, Sicily, Italy

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Why why can't the authorities do a bit of clean up so you can actually see what is left of the ruins. Really? If it wasn't in the ticket we wouldn't have bothered and we have seen roman ruins in mainland Italy and Croatia that...More

Thank VirginiaRoss
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The remains of the Roman forum are part of the complex that includes the Greek theatre and Dionysios' ear etc. The remains are significant and well worth seeing. After finishing the sights a gelato or a granita is a must as it is quite hot.

Thank Gilly C
Reviewed 26 May 2017

One can almost hear the roar of the crowd at the ampitheatre as gladiators fight and the spectators bay for blood. Amazingly still in good condition. A lot of walking so wear sensible shoes and take some water and a hat. Dont forget your camera.

Thank Maloudja
Reviewed 19 April 2017

You can walk half of the way round the circumference of this structure. It would be good if someone could cut or weed kill the grass as it obscures a large part of the central area. It was obviously possible to visit far more of...More

Thank Glynis98
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing Amphitheater that was built about 2,000 years ago by the Romans. It could originally seat 20,000 people and was much taller than what remains today. It is very interesting to see all the seats, stairways and tunnels and recognize the many...More

Thank EJW3
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I had heard TA folks not liking it so much cause it is overgrown. But it was spring and it was covered in flowers. I preferred it to the older Greek theatre. It just had a certain charm For my liking . I love over...More

Thank zuni P
Reviewed 18 March 2017

A major tourist site, one of the largest Roman theaters I have ever seen. Go and imagine what it used to be. Good for photos.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 14 March 2017

It Is an important place to visit . It belongs to the Imperial era (s.III D.C) . It Is one of the most significant its kind.

Thank Matilde G
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Even though the Spaniards took many of the stones away enough remains to get a real sense of this large amphitheater. Good explanations in panels at the top.

Thank havesuitcase11
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The Greek Ampitheatre which is situated in the same Archaeological site is better preserved than the Roman Ampitheatre - but the size of the theatre is enormous. Both worth the visit and included in the general tour of what is an extensive conglomeration of ancient...More

Thank Carrie P
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