Teatro Grande, Pompeii

4.8
Ruin · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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. Plan to visit Teatro Grande during your Pompeii vacation using our convenient Pompeii trip planner.
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  • Our guide said this theater is still being used for some concerts. Considering it is over 2000 years old, it still is amazing.  more »
  • Still in use today as a venue for theatrical and musical performance, this theater when reconstructed in 80 BC could seat approximately 5000 spectators. It is a well-preserved example of Teatro’s...  more »
  • An ancient amphitheatre that still gets used today - shows you how the ancients got the acoustics just right! The first few steps are completely original - was so cool to sit in the same place.  more »

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