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Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

Selcuk, Turkey
+90 232 892 60 10
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The largest and most spectacular structure of Ephesus was originally built in the 3rd century BC and was later updated by the Romans in the 1st century AD when it had a seating capacity of 25,000.
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Selcuk, Turkey
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+90 232 892 60 10
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"magnificent structure"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was so moved being in this theatre. We were able to be on the playing space alone and even sing a little. Standing on this stage and even sitting up in the seats will alter your perception of theatre going for good. The Romans...More

Thank ladyplumley
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

It is the first thing you see when you roll up in Ephesus and what an awesome structure it is ! A huge theater that could hold some 25,000 spectators, with excellent acoustics, spectacular setting/views and a magnificent stage. The Greeks and Romans surely knew...More

1  Thank Dirk W
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

As you approach you can see it, and its so worth the visit. You can imagine sitting in the seats watching actors or animals. Some of the seating is out of bounds but you can still get to all of the rows of seating for...More

1  Thank Matthew P
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

It's a mesmerising theatre with a really nice scenery. I loved the echo that resonates from the marbles.

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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Another magnificent structure in Ephesus, the Great Theatre could accommodate up to 25000 spectators in its day. It still hosts events nowadays with a capacity of a bit under 10000. The acoustics are still perfect even today For myself, the theatre is an example of...More

Thank smrgeog
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

This theater is huge. It is an amazing piece of architecture, especially when you consider when it was built. The seating capacity alone is amazing. The theater if fairly well preserved. It is a must see attraction.

Thank wtpoohb
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, amazed to see how preserved it was. Also it was huge! I've been to see the one in Rome, and the one in Rhodes..and this one is equal. Glad I stopped

Thank Tami O
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This place was different. This place was very historical and very amazing place. I love this place for feedback to very years ago and life in history.

Thank Sepehr K
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This historic place is beautiful and very easy to get here. Is not a big place in 30 minutes you can see everything , make 200 photos , read everything. Is not so crowded but don't go with young children they will be bored very...More

Thank Don P
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Read up (even just a little) on the ancient history...some have outlined briefly in reviews so won’t write more on that. A must see if you’re in the ancient city. Most guides will include this I suppose...we did it as part of a private tour...More

Thank NotMolly
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Kilian K
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Response from cations | Reviewed this property |
Hello Why don't you try to contact Selcuk tourist office???, they were extremely nice and helpful. There wasn't any when I was there last July. Cati
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