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Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

Selcuk, Turkey
+90 232 892 60 10
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Private Half Day Tour of Ephesus
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Private Tour: Ephesus and St. Mary's House
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Small-Group: Ephesus and The House of Virgin Mary Day Trip from Istanbul
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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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"amazing acoustics"
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"ancient theatre"
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 28 December 2017

The ancient theatre of Ephesos is truly magnificent and if you visit the ruins of the ancient city outside Selcuk, you will remember the theatre as one of the main features, together with the more well-known library. I urge you to climb to the top...More

Thank NillaJ
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

This is a great spot for some fantastic photos. And if you love the arts and performance, make sure to stand right in the center of the stage and look up at the seats overlooking tiny ol' you. It's empowering and humbling at the same...More

Thank Hoda Z
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Amazing view! You can actually appreciate the fine Roman architecture that they made 2000 years ago by having a look at this theater from the top and then as you gradually descend - whoaaa!! It comes out to be big! Amazing place.

Thank waqarsarwar
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is certainly an imposing and well preserved theatre. However, the best view of it (to get a perspective on just how large it is) is to keep walking down the hill as if you are going to exit then just before the exit turn...More

Thank Belgo96
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Amazing theater that sat 25,000 people. Very well preserved. Check it out as part of the ancient city. Get a guide or take a tour to learn more.

Thank lucycan
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Magnificent place. Those Romans knew how to live... Place is well preserved and it is huge. Lot of imposing building, the most extraordinary are toilets... I was impressed what Romans were capable to build 2K years ago. Go there and enjoy!

Thank krik78
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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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