Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, Syracuse

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Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, contains thousands of tombs dating back to 1000 BCE. In addition to the necropolis, you’ll find the Neapolis or “New City” archaeological park, which contains monuments from Greek, Roman, Byzantine, and other periods. Let your imagination repopulate the wild landscapes with the many historical inhabitants of Sicily. You may find signage a little lacking. Note that visitors over 60 may visit for free by showing their passport. Present-day locals still use the theater during the summer. Parco Archeologico della Neapolis is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Syracuse Edition.
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  • Rich and wonderful place for lovers of Greek culture and want to dive into the past of our history. You can see the Greek Theatre, the Roman, the ear of Dionysus and the latomie. So worth it!
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  • Bella the archaeological area of Neapolis. You pay for the ticket of €10 per person includes a visit to the Greek Theatre, the Roman Theatre (SIN a little abandoned to itself) and the ear of Dionysius. I recommend you take even an audio guide €5 with whom you help to sustain an archaeological area! Instead of downloading the app or read aloud information found on google! Certainly you don't go bankrupt for €5 Beautiful archaeological area of Neapolis. You pay a ticket of €10 per person includes visiting the Greek theater, the Roman theater (to slap a little abandoned to yourself) and the ear of Dionysus. I recommend you also take a guided audio guides with which you contribute to supporting an archaeological area! Instead of downloading the app or reading the high voice information found on google! Of course you will not fail for €5
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  • The site really deserves and should be savoured with care, preferably with an audio guide; of these it is nice that they are designed both for adults and children. It wouldn't hurt you to be a little more signage at each place to visit, to help viewer. Maybe even with the reconstruction of the environments of the past. If in summer we recommend a visit to a cooler time – maybe in the evening.
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  • They should warn that half of the points of interests are closed or covered, and if being completely honest, entry ticket price should be reduced. It felt rather like a scam to pay 10€ to see a closed Roman theater and a covered Greek anfitheatre. Offering an app to get information is a great idea... If only the area had any network coverage to download it!! Otherwise it is rather useless. Overall, quite disappointed with the organization and what was available to view; however, the area is incredibly beautiful and it could be considered as worth the visit (if aforementioned problems were fixed)
  • Ticket costs 10€ and let you enter in all the area. The Greek theater is fantastic but there's no shadow so be prepared.
  • Not so good.teatro Romana had every restricted access and Teatro Grego was covered in seating and lights for performance purposes. Not worth the entry fee.
  • Not very well maintained, many areas closed, even pathway for disabled! Greek theatre covered by desks. Almost no displays or map. Not worth the fee and 1h spent here. Go to Agrigento which is fabulous!
  • Make sure you check the state of the Greek Theatre BEFORE buying a ticket if that's what you are coming to see. I do not know if there was a notice somewhere in the ticket office but I would have liked to be told when I bought the ticket that the Teatro Greco was covered in installations for theatre shows. I found the park wasn't particularly well maintained (especially the Roman theatre disappearing under weeds and grass) and quite a few path were closed. No information anywhere and no map or leaflet with the ticket. Disappointing, a waste of time and of 10 euros.

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