The Grand Theatre

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The Teatro Grande in Pompeii was built in the 5th century B.C and rebuilt in the 1st century A.D. It sat as many as 5,000 spectators. There were 3 price ranges: marble terraces up close, with wooden seats for two; the main section, and cheap seats up near the canvas rooftop.

The exclusive  box seats offer a view in addition to the stage – the gladiators’ barracks and courtyard out back.

See also: Ruined City of Pompeii