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Patara Antique Theatre

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Address: Merkez Gelemis (Patara), Kas, Antalya, Turkey

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Lycian League Parliament

World's first democratic Parliamet, Lycian League Parliament. Patara and Demre are also the towns where Saint Nicholas, yes Santa Claus, was born and lived.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 December 2016
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Antalya, Turkey
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Antalya, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

World's first democratic Parliamet, Lycian League Parliament. Patara and Demre are also the towns where Saint Nicholas, yes Santa Claus, was born and lived.

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Ben Lomond, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The Lycian City of Patara was once a flourishing Maritime City built at the edge of the Mediterranean on a coastal plain. Much remains to be seen and explored.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

As you enter the ancient city,the history hits you in the face,you get amazed and get lost in history,whats make it a perfect place is first you see the ancient city and then you go to the beach which is also perfect

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

we went there it was just fine there was no other thing to do but take a few photos if u don't have any plans or other things to do u can visit Patara Antique Theatre for like 30 min would be enough

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

If you love history, this is the place, where we were the day was too hot, so it was difficult as we are far from the sea, but its beautiful.

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Antalya, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

yes, first of all everybody thinking this locations from Greece, its normal, i can understand but never come to Turkey? hear your heart and fly to here!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

This theatre is more preserved than the coliseum in Rome. A Japanese tourist performed for the crowd so we could experience the acoustics and yes, we were able to hear her from the top of the theatre. There are some gladiator performers who will force you to take pictures with them, there is no obligation to buy, but the pictures... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

Patara was an enormously important city in its day. History, location, surviving monuments are all very special. However, for non-specialist and non-history buff. that site could be easily skipped. There are many much better preserved/restored ruins in Turkey.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Wonderfully reconstructed historic site. I love that one building is fully reconstructed to help get a real idea of the scale of ancient architecture. The beach nearby is also lovely with its sandy shores.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

The seaside village of Patara was once the capital of the Lycian civilization, and now draws attention for its magnificent views and unspoiled beach. The depth of this 18 km-long beach varies from 200 to 300 metres in certain parts.

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