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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.
Selcuk, Turkey
+90 232 892 60 10
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not the biggest or the best one you can find, it’s good, it’s great, and honestly it’s impossible for almost anyone to miss if you are in this region!

Thank Compass816882
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dont miss to go to thes place. it is worth the time and the steps. It is possible, to just sit and relax. Sometimes I long for a music down there.. it could be arranged - easily..

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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Don't miss all and read before about the link of this places with Bible. Comfortable shoes and hat, sundblock

Thank Flavsy
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We saw this after Hierapolis and have to say it had less of a wow factor. It could seat above 25,000 and was used for concerts until recently.

Thank 839SaraH839
Reviewed 30 September 2018

One of the largest theatres in Europe this well preserved ruin is a must see item on a visit the Ehpesus

Thank FaizalP61
Reviewed 10 September 2018

One of the biggest ancient theaters I've ever seen. It's reconstructed almost as it was in the ancient times.

Thank Zhivka A
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

A perfect example of an Ancient amphitheatre, built in 300BC, so predating the Romans involvement in the area before they eventual put their own spin on it. The signature attraction of Ephesus and a must see. Take time to climb to the top and see...More

Thank Mad_March_Hare_S
Reviewed 20 July 2018

It is huge, one of the best you can see and gets you to wonder what it would have been during it's times. Is a must visit

Thank Anup H
Reviewed 1 July 2018

I was so moved being in this theatre. We were able to be on the playing space alone and even sing a little. Standing on this stage and even sitting up in the seats will alter your perception of theatre going for good. The Romans...More

Thank ladyplumley
Reviewed 10 June 2018

It is the first thing you see when you roll up in Ephesus and what an awesome structure it is ! A huge theater that could hold some 25,000 spectators, with excellent acoustics, spectacular setting/views and a magnificent stage. The Greeks and Romans surely knew...More

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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