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Built sometime during the Hellenistic age, the structure is situated on a hillside over looking the city and was used primarily as a stage for theatrical productions.
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  • Very good37%
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  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Bodrum City, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You stop at the side of the road in order to walk in. Its amazing when you realise how old it is and lovely that it is still used today for concerts. We were able to walk around and take photos.

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

You stop by the side of the road to see this on the side of a hill in front of you. It seems to be a platform for adverts up at the top and not a lot else. You cannot go into it or look...More

Thank KB2403
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unbelievable. Only 10min walk from Mausoleum. Dangerous road to cross, but great location. And very special, 10min before closing time (17u) we were completely alone and for free. Impressive to be in an ancient theatre and you are the only one. From the top of...More

Thank CornelisRdam
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I had a lovely walk to see this from Bodrum. There's an excellent view of the harbhour and I had the place all to myself as I don't think many people visit much. Such history!

1  Thank Laurence G
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Very busy with concerts during summer, has greta view ow sea from a good location. book on-line not easy to find place...

Thank mustdent
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Nearly 2.500 years old, this amazing theatre was originally built during Classical Grecian times, and remains one of the best-preserved such structures around today. Immerse yourself in this astonishing building, now handily located on one of the main roads leading into Bodrun, and offering excellent...More

Thank ak142015
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Like any outdoor venue the Ampitheatre has great acoustics affording ancient announcers to command the ear of audiences who came to watch the spectacle onstage .There were musical events Plays and often demonstrations of prowess of a military type.Go to the top or the seating...More

Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We visited the theatre on a day trip to Bodrum from Kos and it was more than worth the walk up a steep hill in June heat and negotiating crossing a busy road! It's been very well preserved/reconstructed - you can feel the history as...More

Thank marytwad
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place built by the Romans this is a place with lots of history and plenty interests

Thank mikejboyle
Reviewed 2 April 2017

No need to make special trip. This can be seen from main road as you pass.. Ephesus theatre is far more rewarding.

1  Thank sandydave2013
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sahar a
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Response from mustdent | Reviewed this property |
It is on the main road from Bodrum to Turgutreis. I don't know where you are in Bodrum but from the marina or castle area (centrum/downtown) it is approx. 2 km. You can have taxi. The cost will be acceptable. Or there are... More
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