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Address: Site entry 4 km (21/2 mi) west of Selcuk on Selcuk-Ephesus road, Selcuk, Turkey
Phone Number: 232 892 6402 or 232 892 6940
Description: 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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If you listen carefully you can almost here Paul preaching from centre stage

If you listen carefully you can almost here Paul preaching from centre stage. Surprisingly you can walk everywhere in the stadium which is in incredible shape

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

If you listen carefully you can almost here Paul preaching from centre stage. Surprisingly you can walk everywhere in the stadium which is in incredible shape

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This theater is so huge and so well preserved.. Just by looking at the size of this structure, you can imagine that Ephesus was once a densely populated city during the ancient times.

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McCook, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This theatre was the highlight of my visit to Ephesus. It's historic value is off the charts and because of its condition you truly feel as if you are standing in the footsteps of Paul. Hike to the top. If in a group, play with the acoustics, submerse yourself in the history of this place.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Such an awesome structure and the work carried out to date is quite breath taking. A must see without fail

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

At first i thought it was a collosium. Then only i found out it was a theatre. For me not much can be seen from it . But it is an experience where we can have the feel as the ancient roman

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Bel Air, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

It is a nice theatre, although not as impressive as the rest of the complex. It is interesting and warrants a stop on the way out.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I was shocked when I heard that the 2000 year old structure is actually used for concerts even today. New York Philharmonic gave a concert just a couple of years ago. Top two rows have been destroyed but at its peak capacity it could seat 22.000 (a decent sized stadium or a very large concert hall) Make sure you test... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The Ephesus Theatre was built along the harbour street and capacity was up to 25000 spectators and used for concerts,political and religious events. The architecture of theatre is great. Ephesus ancient city added to UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List.I highly recommend to everyone to visit this site.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Blows your mind, it's so grand and majestic! Must see it when you visit ancient city of Ephesus!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

this ip lace will take your breath away, so much history and you can tell the way it used to work,was perfect, someone started singing and even in the distant you could hear perfectly. It is a work of art!

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Address: Site entry 4 km (21/2 mi) west of Selcuk on Selcuk-Ephesus road, Selcuk, Turkey
Phone Number: 232 892 6402 or 232 892 6940
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Aegean Coast  >  Izmir Province  >  Selcuk

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