The Theater of Herodes Atticus

This small theatre of the Roman era seats 5,000 spectators. It is still in use today. Built by the fabulously wealthy Roman, Herodes Atticus between AD 161 and 174, the theater is built into the southern slope of the Acropolis.

It is believed that a cedarwood roof enclosed the original theater. The roof would serve to enhance the acoustics and provide a degree of shelter from the elements.

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