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Bodrum Amphitheater

Bodrum City, Turkey
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Ranked #10 of 22 attractions in Bodrum City
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Type: Ancient Ruins
Traveler Description: Bodrum antique theatre is located in Bodrum -Göktepe just at the main road Kibris Sehitler Cad on the direction to Gumbet. The excavations here... more »
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Impressive to look at, but there are other more impressive amphitheaters around turkey that are much more worthwhile looking around, such as the Ephesus archaeological site in Pamukkale.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Amphitheater! is still in a excellent condition! you can go and see and imagine centuries ago gladiator arenas.. good for a day out... For history lovers

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Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

It's a nice amphitheatre, it's worth visiting for the view that you will have over St Peter castle and the Harbour. There are a lot of concerts and dfferent events there. There is no fee and it's at midway on the way from Bodrum to Gumbet.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Ok visit during your Bodrum stay. Nothing special if you have visited other ones in the past. If you have more time take a drive to Efes instead, which is really great.

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Mandurah, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

If your in turkey likelihood is your going to see some great amphitheatres..... Ephesus, pamukkale etc.... This one was a bit run down. There was construction fencing around it but nothing going on. There was a pay booth there but no one present. It's a decent walk from the harbour up to the amphitheatre so you need to have a... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The Bodrum Amphtheater was on our way to Ephesus, Selcuk, İzmir. It does not take a long time to see it. You will get the experience of acoustics of the theatre. If you have not any chance to see one like that in your like please do it.

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Amazing place, so much to see, can steep yourself in the history of this place without even realising it! Loads of kids when we visited but all seemed happy to be there

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

The amphitheatre at Bodrum is a good example of a Greek/Roman theatre. Originally built in the 4th Century BY and then updated by the Romans in the 2nd Century AD it is still in use today. The biggest problem for the casual visitor is that it is right on the main road from Gumtree to Bodrum, so in a stream... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Great archeological site to visit near the town of Bodrum. Open all year around. Great view of Bodrum from there!

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Irvine, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

The Bodrum Amphitheater was on our way to a tour of the city of Bodrum so our guide took us there for a brief stop. It was worth seeing once and it didn’t take much because as far as I know that’s all you see in the picture. The guide told us that in the past, most of the stones... More

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