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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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  • visit Pompeii is back in time... everything is beautifully preserved, and including the teatro...; It is everything to do!
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  • very well maintained with exhibitions in the galleries of this time was on the pink concert gave a live concert with Dr. Floyd here liked
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  • As you are going through Pompeii, you will come across this theater. My guide had me stand in a certain spot in front of theater. Before that she had me say something but not many of the rest of the g...  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.

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For easy foot access to Pompeii's archeological sites, consider checking into a hotel or B&B near the world-famous excavations. You can walk around the ruins by day and enjoy panoramic views of the area from your balcony by night. Centrally located Pompeii hotels are conveniently situated near the area's main road and railway networks, making them an ideal base for exploring the surrounding region and the Amalfi Coast. You can also choose to book your rooms in nearby Sorrento or Naples, which offer a wider range of less expensive hostels and self-catering apartments.
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