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Odeon of Herod Atticus
odos Dionysiou-Areopagitou, 11742 Athína Driving directions
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closed to visitors, but open for cultural events, such as the Athens Festival (May-Sep)

Description

This theatre was built during the Roman era (probably c 174 BC) under the aegis of Herodus Atticus, a wealthy Athenian politician, in memory of his wife. With its façade with three entrances and distinctly Roman style, it was able to accommodate 5 000 spectators. Originally it had cedar roofing.

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    Sense
    MICHELIN 2020
    533 m - 5 Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, 117 42 Athens
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    7 Food Sins
    MICHELIN 2020
    574 m - Square Filomousou Etaireias 1, 10558 Athens
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    Electra Roof Garden
    MICHELIN 2020
    687 m - 18-20 Nikodimou Street, 105 57 Athens