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Address: Site entry 4 km (21/2 mi) west of Selcuk on Selcuk-Ephesus road, Selcuk, Turkey
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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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Majestic place full of history! Many preserved, still used for classical concerts. I wish ever to attend a concert there!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Majestic place full of history! Many preserved, still used for classical concerts. I wish ever to attend a concert there!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

as we were on the visit to Ephesus, and the theatre is a wonderful sight, but as we have been to Pamukkale, we do think,that the Hierapolis,is really better than it, but it is lovely to be there.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The stadium is well preserved and it has a magnificent acoustic. You can climb up and get a fantastic view of the whole theatre.

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide said this is where the apostle Paul gave the message to the Ephesians....it was wonderful to see members of my group praying together.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful visit to Ephesus. We used the headsets which were for rent, rather than a guided tour. The information was well presented. It's a shame tourism is down in Turkey. It has so much to offer!

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Londrina, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are not enough words to describe this city. It's simply magnificent. The work people did to rebuilt the city from the ruins is amazing. It's like you can actually feel what the people who lived back centuries felt. I can only say: come to Ephesus, and spend at least 2-3 hours here, it's worth the time. Hire a city... More 

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Iasi, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extraordinary well preserved place. If you find yourself in Kusadasi, you really should not miss this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Much larger than you would expect, Climbed almost to the top to get a good picture tiring but well worth the result.

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Kildwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another jewel in the crown of Ephesus. Close your eyes and you can imagine the gladiators fighting to the baying of the hoards of citizens screaming for action.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As you come into the valley were Ephesus is you can see the theatre up on the hill. A very beautiful site and well preserved. This is one is on the ancient city of Ephesus tour and worth seeing.

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