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Efes Selcuk Merkez, Selcuk, Selcuk, Turkey
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Kusadasi Port to Ephesus - Virgin Mary's House - Temple of Artemis
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This small, enclosed theater was used for concerts as well as political events. The theater contained 23 tiered rows of seating in a semi-circular shape, which could accommodate up to 1450 spectators.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazingly its still used today by the likes of Elton John, Sting, and Olivia Newton John. Built to seat 25,000. Sitting high atop the back row of seats I imagined what it was like when Cleopatra and Marc Antony visited.

Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was interesting and imposing to see. once you have the historical background and detail of events it becomes very fascinating because you can actually visualise how times would have been.

Thank arnoldzimuto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is part of Ephesus - Efes - tour. A semi spherical steps which accommodate up to 1000 people used for meeting, concerts or animal fights.

Thank Abu_Firas_11
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

If you come through the lower gate this is the first main building you will come across right at the start. It's reasonably small but in a pretty good condition.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This was the second theater type place in the ancient city. It was bigger than the first place. This is a must see trip when visiting Kusadasi on a cruise ship. I loved visiting this old city and thinking how advanced people were back then....More

Thank Murray D
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Now this structure was worth the price of admission. A very old theatre, still in usable condition today.

Thank gd454
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The Odeon is one of the first sites you will see upon entry into ancient Ephesus. It is situated near the baths and has a shape of a theatre, which is why it was also called “the little theatre”. It was used as an auditorium,...More

1  Thank 1TraveltheWorld
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Ancient historical building, one can only imagine the greatness of this place in ancient times. A must see,

Thank Rahul K
Reviewed 9 August 2016

this semi-circular was build around 150 AD. has capacity of 1400 seats. This is not the big theater from south entrance but close to north entrance. It is well preserved.

Thank tanje1
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is the site of the City Council, discussing politics, taxes and how to get rich. Very easy to imagine the wheeler dealing going on!

Thank RobertFGCarter
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