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Aspendos Ruins and Theater

Aspendos, Serik, Turkey
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The best-known attraction among the ruins of Aspendos is the great theater, an amazingly well preserved vestige of Roman architecture that may be as impressive as Rome's own Colosseum.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is very easy to reach by car from everywhere in Antalya region. You can get a rent-a-car and drive to it. There are road signs so it's easy to get there. And what a place! The theater is believed to be worlds best...More

Thank airamdol
Reviewed 1 week ago

we took a tour of this spectacular historical theatre not too far from Antalya. we were totally in awe, the steps up to the top were steep and well designed. it was incredible that the amphitheatre was so well preserved. how much thought, energy and...More

Thank vdsl90
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way back to the airport & it is an amazing place. The ruins at the back of the amphitheater are interesting but the jewel in the crown is the beautiful theatre itself. Well worth a visit

Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Come to Aspendos Theatre.... incredible view of history and not expensive. Bring the kids; there is ice cream and water outside. Get away from Antalya Beaches and feed your mind. One of the few and rare 150 B.c. Ruins you can still see. Bring a...More

Thank SuperGirl11
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing theater, very big and high! Its a scary to walk down after walking to the top 😂🤣. This is our last stop before heading back to Antalya. Amazing day tour.

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Very well preserved theatre. A walk up the hillside behind the theatre gives a great view . Nothing else in the area so doesn't take too long but not to but wel worth seeing.

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

For a truly unique experience visit Aspendos amphitheatre. If you dare climb to the top to absorb the fantastic acoustics. Please be aware to wear sensible shoes.

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

A review doesn't do it justice This place is spectacular which has been wonderfully preserved and carefully restored in places Still used for live events today Acoustics are amazing and so many photo opportunities

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Not very far from Belek, were we stayed, we also picked a trip which included a visit to the ancient site of Perge. Both sites were fantastic, only suggestion try doing them in the morning as the sites are fairly open and would get very...More

Thank MARTIN T
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

To talk about the theatre I have to mention that definetely worth a visit. I was there at early October and there was deserted just a group of Chinese tourist. There was clean and well preserved. I went there by bus front Side individually which...More

Thank Amir N
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moi123
30 May 2016|
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Response from Saz K | Reviewed this property |
We were with a guide organised by Thomas Cook.
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Carol B
22 October 2015|
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Response from Carol B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't tell you that. We were part of an organised group from our hotel and others but any local hotels should be able to get the info for you.
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Gordon H
13 February 2015|
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Response from Margaret F | Reviewed this property |
It is very difficult to get an advance programme of events taking place in the ancient Theatre of Aspendos, but the International Opera & Ballet festival seems to take place in June & July. You might try to find the... More
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