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Acropolis and Ancient Theater

North End of Sparta, Sparta 191 00, Greece
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North End of Sparta, Sparta 191 00, Greece
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Reviewed 6 days ago

In a olivetree garden some ruines are left. There is some explanation of what the remains were used. Walking paths are ok. There was nobody to pay the entrance fee. Good for a small 1 hour visit if you like archeolical sites. Pay attention: our...More

Thank Marjon D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We almost skipped Sparta because the guide books make it sound mediocre but we were so glad we went. The ruins are incredible but more breathtaking are the views from the top of the theater- you can easily see why the chose to settle in...More

Thank Regina R
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Ancient Theater is the high point of the Ancient Sparti tour. It is very large and spectacular. You can walk through it to get to the Acropolis.

Thank Elle_01234
Reviewed 19 December 2016

On our way back to Athens we made a detour to Sparta looking for more ancient history. There really was no parking, we drove right up to the gate and parked close to the fence. No one was there in the booth so we got...More

Thank Meghan R
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Coming here from Athens, You could expect a few ruins & nothing interesting... But the surprise is just at Your fingertips: the Akropolis & the ancient theatre are really amazing!

Thank Davide T
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I would have expected more from such an important site but it's not been given the attention it merits. It's free to get access and there are a few ruins, the remains of the smith eater being the best.

Thank moose065
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We travelled to visit the site and was very disappointed that it's not cared for at all out of all the places visited this was by far the worst and what should be the best preserved we love history and although very little survives of...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Try not go go during the middle of the day because it gets hot. Sparta does not have much around it because the Spartans did not build to much. My suggestion would be to go to Minstras and skip the theater because if you dont...More

Thank AbdallaM1
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

well worth a visit free as well so an added bonus, easy to,walk around and good information on boards about each section. I'm a history fan so was great for me. Was very hot in June.

Thank milkyshafe
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I give this a five based on peace and quiet. You are surrounded by olive orchards and it's beautiful. While the ruins are not as grand as others that is because Alexander the Great destroyed them and Sparta during his conquests. Worth a visit of...More

1  Thank CCG1982
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