Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, Pompeii

#9 of 48 in Historic Sites in Pompeii
Ruin · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
A World Heritage Site, Odeon - Teatro Piccolo is a small, ancient amphitheater created in the first century BCE. Despite its age, the ruins remain remarkably intact and still boast excellent acoustics when uncrowded. The structure once held up to 1,000 spectators, who would come to see musical performances, poetry competitions, and the like. Ask for a guided tour to learn the full history of the site. PutOdeon - Teatro Piccolo into our Pompeii sightseeing planning tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • very interesting but steps are somewhat steep so be careful climbing. The top area is a different level of Pompei than bottom so you get nice views from top of theater  more »
  • This is one of two theaters side by side in the southwest section of the ruins. This theater sat approximately 1500 people for performances aimed at the more educated residents of Pompeii. Just the...  more »
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