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In 170 B.C , an architectural masterpiece in Upper City of Patras was built. It was the Roman Odeon ,which was built a decade earlier than the construction of Herod Atticus in Athens. In fact, according to Pausanias , its decor and resplendency can compete the perfection of the great Conservatory of Athens . The conservatory was a continuation of the market and within it was hosted the impressive statue of Apollona. Over the centuries, earthquakes wars and conquerors destroyed the building which was buried by soil and other materials that left visible only a small part of it. Came to light in 1889, but the restoration work only began in 1956. Its capacity amounts to 2,300 spectators and there, take place some of the most important theatrical and musical performances. So if you find yourself in the city would it would be a very good choice to visit the ancient conservatory and have the opportunity to watch an ancient drama or a comedy.
Access: Northwest of the city on the Palaion Patron Germanos & Sotiriadi road, just 1.8 km away from our hotel. You will find it open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 08.00 to 14.30. (Free entrance)