The city of Heraclea Minoa lies on a promontory jutting out into white an enchanting seascape, with vertical cliffs, on the left of the river Platani.
The history of archaeological research began in 1950, when Ernesto De Miro you will discover theater, excavated several times until 1964. The theatre is included within the regular lattice of the city, on terraces sloping down towards the Southwest. The city was protected by an imposing walls (calculated in Km 6), which embraces the whole extension of the plateau to the river Platani. The town was highlighted a significant sector in the South of