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Aspendos Ruins and Theater

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Address: Aspendos, Serik, Turkey
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The best-known attraction among the ruins of Aspendos is the great theater,...

The best-known attraction among the ruins of Aspendos is the great theater, an amazingly well preserved vestige of Roman architecture that may be as impressive as Rome's own Colosseum.

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Of all the Roman relics the amphitheater in Aspendos muts rank as one of the most remarkable. Although it has received some renovation, it still gives an impression of... read more

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Grasse, France
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Of all the Roman relics the amphitheater in Aspendos muts rank as one of the most remarkable. Although it has received some renovation, it still gives an impression of authenticity, and much of the original structure is still to be seen. For any visit to Antalya it is certainly worth a detour.

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An imposing and historical masterpiece to the east of Antalya, the ruins of the ancient city of Aspendos are an awe inspiring sight. Famous for its fabled ancient amphitheatre, aqueducts and magical history, the ruis themselves are a stunning visual for the history of the city of Aspendos which can be traced as far back as 1000 BC. In the... More 

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Lahore, Pakistan
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Its a must visit in Manavgat Region but i recommend you to go there from Antalya me and my wife went their from Side from Side they usually go twice a week.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really beautiful spot and a must do if you are staying in the local area. Views are breathtaking and would love to go back

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice place to visit if you like to know about the places you go on holidays this one is for you but would say make sure you have planty of water with you it gets hot and walking up the hill and back down you will need it

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This is a superb, amazingly well preserved Roman theatre, which is still in use as a theatre. It doesn't look much from the outside but after you have paid your 25TL (approx £5.50) entrance fee and go into the theatre the level of detail still on the columns and front is stunning. You can club to the top of the... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The third and final leg of our 3 sites day trip (Perge and Kursunlu were the others) was the highlight for me. First we saw the ruins which are on a par with Perge, the walk though is much more demanding as you go uphill via a stony path .The guide made the theatre as the last item and what... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They are not just ruins, they are telling you a history... Gently touch them and close your eyes, You will be the history of all...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Aspendos whilst holidaying in Turkey as part of a Insight Vacations Treasures of Turkey tour. The ruins and theater are located on the Pamphylia plain 47 km (29 miles) east of Antalya. Despite much of Turkey suffering from a downturn in tourism due to the recent instability in Turkey, the Theater does not disappoint. The... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the very best-preserved Roman theatres anywhere in the Roman world, and breathtakingly stunning. However, the town is neglected and poorly preserved. The basilica is the best-preserved structure, and simply enormous. Shops can be seen on either side of the agora, but the odeon or bouleterion is an utter mess. The nymphaeum still retains its upper storey.... More 

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