Teatro Romano (Roman Theatre)

Lisbon, Portugal

This museum shows Lisbon during the time of the Roman Empire. The theater was built in the first century BC by Emperor Augustus, then renovated in the time of Emperor Nero, 57 AD , such as to accommodate some 5,000 spectators.


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Founded: c. 27 BC
Category: Museums in Portugal

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Brisippus (20 months ago)
Came upon this place while waking through Lisbon. The history is wonderful, but the site isn’t much to see. They have done a good job of protecting the ruins and painting the outside beautifully. I’m not sure if it costs anything because I was able to just walk in.
Caitlin Sinclair (2 years ago)
Just wish I could join a dig here
Harry XY Roberts (2 years ago)
Much more to museum & excavation than spears from the street
Rajiv Dhir (3 years ago)
Interesting Museum, showing Roman ruins. Great viewpoint where yout can sit outside and enjoy views over lisbon, kinda halfway up if you are walking the whole way to Castelo de Sao Jorge. Good point to rest if you are unfit like me, Lisbon is lovely but full of hills
Yonathan Stein (3 years ago)
Not much to see on the archeological site. If you have been to Turkey, Greece, Jordan... This teatro romano won't be interesting. The Roman amphitheatre is only worth of if you have time and never been to anything similar. Is not well preserved.
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