At a distance of 35 minutes from Korfos dominates the legend of the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus where in the summers every Friday and Saturday you can watch the performances of the Athens-Epidaurus Festival.
In a ravine, in 340 BC, the late architect Polykleitos the Younger built, according to Pausanias, the theater of Epidaurus.
Of all the ancient theaters, the theater of Epidaurus is the most beautiful and the best preserved. Intended for the entertainment of patients, it had a capacity of 13,000 spectators. Is divided into two parts. One of 21 rows of seats for the people and below, out of 34 rows of seats, for priests and lords. Its wonderful acoustics, but also the very good condition in which it is maintained contributed to the creation of the Epidaurus festival, an institution that has been started for many years. Apart from the greatest Greek actors such as Alexis Minotis, Thanos Kotsopoulos, Anna Synodinou, Thanassis Vengos, he has appeared in Epidaurus. and the famous Greek soprano Maria Callas.