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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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Reviewed 4 days ago 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
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

One massive amphitheatre at the bottom of the climb. I suggest you enter as you climb down hill as it's less of a struggle. If you're unsteady on your feet, be careful. I guess this place could hold thousands of spectators with the sounds stunning....More

Thank Gussy1dog
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This is such a well-preserved theatre. It is overwhelming and also quite educational. It is amazing to visit somewhere where the Apostle Paul also was located and to be able to contextualize the Bible. Such a great experience.

Thank Phillip D
Reviewed 22 February 2017 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

Thank Juan Camilo M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

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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Reviewed 8 February 2017

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...More

Thank akanksha k
Reviewed 31 January 2017

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

1  Thank Daniel N
Reviewed 30 January 2017 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.

Thank Marcos Enrique R
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

Thank Juan Carlos B
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...More

1  Thank Travelaround59
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Kilian K
Are there any concerts their in May 2015 or first week in june
2 March 2015|
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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
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