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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
+90 232 892 60 10
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 17 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
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
Reviewed 1 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
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
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Not till you go there do you get a sense of the enormity of the place and the fear and danger that people in the arena at the time must have had to face this is an imposing place i felt. It is quite a...More

Thank arnoldzimuto
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Again if you go for Ephesus tour, you will visit this place. The theatre, library, love house, fountain, public latrine and many others. It's all unique in structure and design. Never miss.

Thank Abu_Firas_11
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Can you imagine, I think it was Sting, wanted to giive a concert there, they were almost ruining the structures. Try to enjoy it without a music and a show. Just use your imagination what was being performed there or just go up the stairs...More

Thank FreeJohnny
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a very big Amphitheatre according to our guide it can host 25000 people. It is a well preserved Structure.

Thank Farrukh S
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This is absolutely huge and amazingly well preserved. It could hold up to 25000 people back in the day. You can go to the stage and pretty far up in the bleachers. It maybe the most spectacular spot in whole of Ephesus.

Thank Robert C
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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