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Reviewed June 22, 2019

Do not visit if you suffer from vertigo. A magnificent Greco-Roman theatre built by the Greeks in the third century BCE. It was later refurbished by the Romans..It has 80 rows of steps, the highest some 36 meters above the orchestra pit in the valley...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Abrumar
Reviewed April 23, 2019

The trouble to get there makes it worthwhile. A gem on a hillside that doesn't look like anything special until you get there.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

Having visited more theaters in Turkey, this still stands out as impressive, due to its preserved state and height.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

The most spectacular ruin in the Ancient City of Pergamum is this dramatic Hellenistic Theater. It's carved into a very steep hillside, so it offered a scenic panorama just in case the play was boring. If you are not comfortable with high slopes, you may...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Jazzumbo
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Wow, this ancient theatre was awesome. It was one of the main reasons I wanted to visit Pergamon. I made sure to walk up and down the steps. I even sat under a bush/tree for a little while, since it was a really hot day,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank GZCS
Reviewed August 25, 2018

This is the home of the famous "Altar of Zeus" in Berlin. (Such a pity we don't have a chance to see it in its original location) One of the must-see places in Turkey. I won't get into too much detail, but this place has...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Evren11
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

This one is a perfect ancient city. The theater is quite huge and wants courage to go down. Ancient city is well preserved and explained. I definitely suggest this city.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

This vertigo inducing Roman theatre is built on the cliffside and is incredibly steep, What a feat it was to build it and for it to last 2000 years - a real feat of engineering. Needless to say, great views from the top.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

Largest Roman theatre I've ever seen. Beautiful views. Spectaculatly situated on the slope of the mountain. Ingenious use of the limited space.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Rode the bus from Izmir, took about 2 hrs, but took another route back and find it easier. The metro from Izmir to the moment was up to Aliaga. And from there a shuttle bus 385 will stop at Bergama bus station. You can walk...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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