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Bodrum Amphitheater

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Built sometime during the Hellenistic age, the structure is situated on a hillside over looking the city and was used primarily as a stage for theatrical productions.
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  • Average30%
  • Poor4%
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Bodrum City, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a lovely walk to see this from Bodrum. There's an excellent view of the harbhour and I had the place all to myself as I don't think many people visit much. Such history!

Thank Laurence G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy with concerts during summer, has greta view ow sea from a good location. book on-line not easy to find place...

Thank mustdent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nearly 2.500 years old, this amazing theatre was originally built during Classical Grecian times, and remains one of the best-preserved such structures around today. Immerse yourself in this astonishing building, now handily located on one of the main roads leading into Bodrun, and offering excellent...More

Thank ak142015
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Like any outdoor venue the Ampitheatre has great acoustics affording ancient announcers to command the ear of audiences who came to watch the spectacle onstage .There were musical events Plays and often demonstrations of prowess of a military type.Go to the top or the seating...More

Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We visited the theatre on a day trip to Bodrum from Kos and it was more than worth the walk up a steep hill in June heat and negotiating crossing a busy road! It's been very well preserved/reconstructed - you can feel the history as...More

Thank marytwad
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place built by the Romans this is a place with lots of history and plenty interests

Thank mikejboyle
Reviewed 2 April 2017

No need to make special trip. This can be seen from main road as you pass.. Ephesus theatre is far more rewarding.

1  Thank sandydave2013
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I love ancient ruins and was delighted to see how this wonderful Greek theatre (it's not an amphitheatre) has been restored. What an experience it must have been for spectators to site on that hillside watching a tragedy or comedy with the bay in the...More

Thank CPSBangkok
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is on the side of the road, it was the most efficient archaeological site we saw, we drove to it looked through the fence (it was locked) it was great to see, I would've been nicer to get inside, but we saw enough really,...More

Thank GrahamKingLondon
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Suggestive view in the night. Well preserved even not first one in Turkey. Easy to access and get the view.

Thank Gianpaolo B
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sahar a
20 July 2017|
Response from mustdent | Reviewed this property |
It is on the main road from Bodrum to Turgutreis. I don't know where you are in Bodrum but from the marina or castle area (centrum/downtown) it is approx. 2 km. You can have taxi. The cost will be acceptable. Or there are... More