About Theatre of Herodes Atticus
The Theatre of Herodes Atticus, also known as the Odeon, is a Greco-Roman theatre built in 161 AD.
It is named after an affluent Greek-born Roman senator, Herodes Atticus, who constructed it in commemoration of his wife, Regilia.
Able to seat up to 5,000 people, the Theatre of Herodes Atticus was mostly used for music shows and festivals, a function which the now restored structure still performs today.
The Acropolis is one of the most recognisable historic sites in the world and remains an inspirational monument to the achievements of Ancient Greek civilisation.
The Parthenon is probably the most famous surviving site from Ancient Greece and is a monument to Classical Greek civilisation.
The Acropolis Museum is a museum of Ancient Greece and general Athenian history.
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