Odeon of Herodes Atticus

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One of the few ancient theatres in the world that still host performances is the Roman Odeon of Herodes Atticus. It is on the southwestern slope of the Acropolis, on the pedestrian street of Dionysiou Areopagitou. Constructed in 161 AD with the expense of Herodes Atticus. Initially it had a wooden roof. It was restored in the 1950s. Since 1957 it has hosted performances by the Athens Festival. The following artists have appeared, among others: Maria Callas, Frank Sinatra, Liza Minnelli, Luciano Pavarotti, Manos Hatzidakis and Sylvie Guillem.
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