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Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

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Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

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Small-Group: Ephesus and The House of Virgin Mary Day Trip from Istanbul
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Private Tour: Ephesus and St. Mary's House
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Ephesus and St. Mary's House Day Trip from Izmir
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Ephesus and St. Mary's House Day Trip from Izmir

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Ephesus was once a bustling metropolis, four times the size of the Parthenon and one of the largest seaports of the ancient world. The archaeological park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is now one of Turkey’s top attractions. Get an in-depth look at the mesmerizing ruins on this comprehensive tour, which also includes a stop at the nearby House of the Virgin Mary.
$85.00 per adult
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B1714D wrote a review Nov 7
Belgrade, Serbia8,211 contributions2,166 helpful votes
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The Ephesus amphitheater was the biggest one on this side of the Aegean sea, as it could accommodate around 25.000 people. If you're entering the site from the northern entrance it's the first major Ephesus attraction you'll spot and a great photo op. It's construction dates back to ancient Greeks, while it was enlarged during the Romans. This was my second visit, and this time it was semi closed due to construction and renovation works, but it's still an amazing site.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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zuv wrote a review Sep 2020
Bucharest, Romania19,488 contributions889 helpful votes
One of the just a few somehow well-preserved objectives. Impressive by its size, it is the largest in Anatolia and has the capacity of about 24,000-25000 seats. Unfortunately, not very well preserved. It seems there are some rehabilitation works in (slow) progress.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Guven D wrote a review Aug 2020
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Its the biggest antic theatre in Turkey, its a amazing building. About 30,000 people could enter. Don't miss it.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Vadim wrote a review Jun 2020
Murmansk, Russia18,026 contributions2,177 helpful votes
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The amphitheater is impressive only if you haven't seen the others. In fact, it has a modest degree of preservation. Unfortunately, the stage has not been preserved in this theater with a capacity of 25 thousand spectators. The theater stage was three stories high, but the last two floors were not preserved. We were in Pamukkale-Hierapolis the day before. The result of many years of work by Italian archaeologists is impressive... In Hierapolis, of course. An amphitheater in French orange. The same is not in favor of Ephesus... However, the large crane inspires hope that the stage will be restored and it will look comparable to the library of Celsus. In the meantime, the game of historical imagination is more needed here. This theater is a landmark place for Christians: there were clashes between them, led by the Apostle Paul and worshippers of the cult of Artemis, whom Christians call pagans. History, as we know, is written by the winners...
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Bahadir S. wrote a review Mar 2020
Canakkale, Turkey590 contributions106 helpful votes
It may be the biggest ancient theater in our country. Ephesus Antique Theater, which is the biggest amphitheater of that age, has a capacity of 24 thousand people. The stage of the theater is unfortunately demolished, but the seating areas are fine. It is also a very important place in the name of Christianity because it is where St. Paul's sermons take place. You can hear the songs sung in the lower part from the top parts. You can see the city's road to the harbor right across the street.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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