LARISSA
THE ANCIENT THEATERS

ANCIENT THEATER A'  

    The theatre lies on the south slope of the hill called "Phrourion" (Fortress) at Larissa. It was built at the end of the 3rd century B.C. and continued to be used in the Roman period. Parts of the stage and the cavea with the rows of marble seats have been uncovered .

  

       

     

   The excavation of the theatre started in 1910 and has been continued with intervals until today. The 15th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities has already purchased the private plots in which the monument lies, and carries out systematic excavations in the area.

  

 

   ANCIENT THEATER B'  

 

 

     It is the second larger ancient theatre at Larissa, also used in the Roman period. Two rows of marble seats, the orchestra, and a large part of the stage have been preserved.

    The monument was uncovered during excavations conducted in 1985 and 1986.

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