Ancient Theater in Argos, Peloponnese
Argos Sights & Monuments - Located in the central region of Argos and southeast of the hill of Larissa, the Ancient Theater of Argos stands tall as a testament to Greece's rich cultural history. Constructed by Polykleitos in the late 5th century BC, this architectural marvel is a sight to behold, with a third of it carved into natural rock. With a seating capacity of about 20,000, the Ancient Theater of Argos is one of the largest ancient theaters in the Peloponnese. It hosted musicals and dramatic races of Nemes, as well as races in honor of the goddess Hera. During Roman times, the area was used to host games that were done in honor of the emperor. Experience the grandeur and beauty of Ancient Theater in Argos, Peloponnese and be transported back in time to an era of magnificence and grandeur.