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Villa Theater, Getty Villa, Pacific Palisades, CA
Los Angeles

A replica of the Villa dei Papyri in ancient Herculaneum, the Getty Villa is a museum dedicated to the art and history of the ancient Greeks and Roman civilizations. Each fall an outdoor theater production features a classical tragedy or comedy in this theater space. This panorama was stitched together from hand held images. No tripods or monopods were allowed. Admission is free. Parking is $15.

Copyright: Bill edwards
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 15200x7600
Hochgeladen: 23/05/2013
Aktualisiert: 02/07/2014
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Tags: california; malibu; getty; villa; museum; theater; greek; roman
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