Piraeus Municipal Theatre

The Piraeus Municipal Theatre is a neoclassical building built on plans by the architect Ioannis Lazarimos [Wikidata] and was opened on 9 April 1895.[1]

Municipal Theatre of Piraeus
Δημοτικό Θέατρο Πειραιά
Piraeus Municipal Theatre
Piraeus Municipal Theatre is located in Piraeus
Piraeus Municipal Theatre
Location within Piraeus
General information
TypeOpera house
Architectural styleNeoclassical
AddressIr. Politechniou Avenue 32
Coordinates37°56′36″N 23°38′48″E / 37.94342°N 23.64663°E / 37.94342; 23.64663
Construction startedJune 24, 1884; 139 years ago (1884-06-24)
Inaugurated9 April 1895
Cost900 thousand Drachmas
ClientMunicipality of Piraeus
OwnerMunicipality of Piraeus
Height30 m (98 ft)
Technical details
Floor count4
Design and construction
Architect(s)Ioannis Lazarimos
Other information
Seating capacity600
Public transit accessAthens Metro: Dimotiko Theatro Athens Tram: Dimarcheio
The theater after the restoration, 2013

The theatre has a 600-seat capacity[2] and is located in the centremost place of Piraeus.[3]


  1. ^ Σέλλα, Όλγα (4 January 2008). "Δημοτικό Θέατρο Πειραιά: παρελθόν και μέλλον". Η ΚΑΘΗΜΕΡΙΝΗ. Archived from the original on 2012-02-05. Retrieved 22 December 2013.
  2. ^ "Το Δημοτικό Θέατρο Πειραιά επαναλειτουργεί από τις 21 Σεπτεμβρίου". naftemporiki.gr. 7 June 2013. Retrieved 22 December 2013.
  3. ^ «(Στέκει) στο κέντρο του κέντρου του» (Δημήτρης Παπαδημητρίου, πρόεδρος της Εφορίας του Θεάτρου). Άρθρο με τίτλο «Έτοιμο να λειτουργήσει το Δημοτικό Θέατρο Πειραιά», tovima.gr, 15 October 2013