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Teatro Grande, Pompeii

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Peer into Pompeii's cultural past at Teatro Grande, an authentic, well-preserved monument packed with history. Explore areas like the backstage and the gladiators' quarters to immerse yourself in the atmosphere. The theater's excellent acoustics make it a popular venue for concerts and other performances even today. Keep your eye out for exhibits displaying pieces of Pompeii's past, including the plastered bodies of the Pompeii citizens who died when Mt. Vesuvius erupted nearly 2,000 years ago. Make Teatro Grande part of your personalized Pompeii itinerary using our Pompeii travel itinerary planner.
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  • An extremely cleverly constructed building on a natural downhill! First row is for wealthy people, the last for the poor.  more »
  • This horseshoe shaped Roman theater is yet another wonderful monument that was excavated and was preserved when Vesuvius erupted. If you have a guide, I'm sure they will take you to visit this theater...  more »
  • Just beautiful and lots to see and do . Go Pompeii, herculaneum and you will have a wonderful day .go by train much cheaper  more »
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  • As the others place, a impressive big place. Taje a guide to get the story behind
  • A nice place to sit down and take it all in.
  • Definitely worth seeing, i wish we would of had more time.
  • Pompeii's Great Theatre is very well preserved. The visitor can have a first hand experience of the marvel of construction of ancient theatres and their unique acoustics.
  • The most impressive place in Pompei. You can sear in first row as roman patricians and image how everything happened 2000 years ago. It's condition is very good.