Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, Pompeii

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A World Heritage Site, Odeon - Teatro Piccolo is a small, ancient amphitheater created in the first century BCE. Despite its age, the ruins remain remarkably intact and still boast excellent acoustics when uncrowded. The structure once held up to 1,000 spectators, who would come to see musical performances, poetry competitions, and the like. Ask for a guided tour to learn the full history of the site. Make Odeon - Teatro Piccolo a part of your Pompeii vacation plans using our Pompeii vacation planner.
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  • August 2, 2017
    He was thought the Coliseum or the high cultural theatre. I wonder what play had been performed, and for long seremashita preached prominence.
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  • July 27, 2017
    You are amazed by the thought and effort put into design for acoustics and sound effects. false floors, shape of amphitheater, and other tricks to help sound carry to the audience. so much thought put...  more »
  • July 25, 2017
    visit, discover various representations that were carried out, nice to see the exhibition that runs throughout the inner ring that goes around the theater.
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