Odeon of Herodes Atticus
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At the bottom of the sacred rock of the Acropolis lies one of the most historic theaters. It has hosted artists like Maria Callas, Montserrat Caballe, Jose Carreras etc. If you are lucky you can book tickets to attend a concert in this unique environment.
This large amphitheatre was built in AD 161 by wealthy Roman Herodes Atticus in memory of his wife Regilla. It was excavated in 1857–58 and completely restored in the 1950s.
The 5.000 seats ancient theatre is a venue for concerts of the Athens Festival during the summer months.
The Odeion of Herodes Atticus was built in 161 AD by the wealthy Herodes Tiberius Claudius Atticus, a teacher and philosopher. You may enjoy the beauty and charm of the Odeion in a morning stroll on the way to the Acropolis
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