Roman Amphitheatre

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Roman Amphitheatre information

Location
Lecce , Italy
Address
Piazza Sant'Oronzo
Opening hours
10am-noon & 5-7pm May-Sep
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Below the ground level of the piazza is this restored 2nd-century-AD amphitheatre, discovered in 1901 by construction workers. It was excavated in the 1930s to reveal a perfect horseshoe with seating for 15,000. It was closed and a little overgrown at last visit.