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Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

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Address: Selcuk, Turkey
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The largest and most spectacular structure of Ephesus was originally built...

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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Excellent. It's located inside Ephesus and it's really big. You can make a sound and realize how nice the acoustic is

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent. It's located inside Ephesus and it's really big. You can make a sound and realize how nice the acoustic is

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Izmir, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have enjoyed the theatre at Ephesus many times to include an Elton John concert. It is a joy to visit, and if there is an event, the acoustics are very good.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth the climb up to the top...the view is amazing...there is a miniature version of the same at the other end of the ancient city...i recommend doing the smaller one first and then walking towards the other end of the ancient city for the grand finale...

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

And sing your lungs out from centre stage. Accoustics are fantastic and makes you feel like a rock star!

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Jerusalem District, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am very familiar with Roman arquitecture so, ince younhsve seen ine the pattern will repeat in every major greco-ram city. However if you have bever seen one so place take your time and see it.

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Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

It is worth to walk around all levels and angles. Step on the stage area and have someone take you a pic from one of the seats in front. Really cool

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Probably the grandest theatre I have seen and in one of the most suggestive settings: the great hill behind and the long Roman road in front...would have been breathtaking when the port was at the end of road. Going up is not for the faint hearted and if you suffer of "vertigo" well...do not look down!

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Saint John, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I get a bit choked up when I think about the history that went on here concerning the apostle Paul. You probably have heard about the Ephesians worshiping the Goddess Diana from Jupiter. I'm not a church goer but remembered these was an uprising told in the book of Acts about Paul complaining about this silversmith and the silversmith was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

To see a functional ancient theatre for large crowds that is still in use, amazing architecture and acoustics.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

For me visiting the theater of Ephesus was special because it was in this exact spot that the famous riot of Acts 19 took place. It doesn't take but a moment to look around and explore the theater. It's beauty is outstanding. But the true value to me was reading straight out of the Bible while standing in the very... More 

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