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Address: Efes Selcuk Merkez, Selcuk, Selcuk, Turkey

This small, enclosed theater was used for concerts as well as political...

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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Shore Excursion: Ephesus Ruins Terrace Houses and Ephesus Archaeology Museum

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Part of the Ephesus tour.

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... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2016
Murray D
Saint John, Canada
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Saint John, Canada
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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. All of these places listen on trip advisor are actually all located in the tour.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

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

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Alice Springs, Australia
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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, a concert hall and most importantly as a meeting place for the members of the... More 

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

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

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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.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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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!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

smaller of the two theaters-older and still neat to observe. well preserved ruin which is really nice,

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Frisco, Texas
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

You will see the theater as soon as you enter the Ancient City of Ephesus. Amazing work the romans did fromcity to city building these types of structures.

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Tehran, Iran
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

I can not believe the odeion was built about 3000 BC,because it had very interesting architecture and is same as coeval amphitheater.it is very amazing and wonderful.its capacity was about 1500 to 2000 person and i think there was a place for gladiators fighting.i recommend to everybody who come here please sit on a bench and cogitate about another utilization... More 

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Reviewed 5 July 2016

The Odeion is an amazing ruin. It is fun to imagine it hosting a Greek play for a full house. The construction of these ancient amphitheaters create wonderful acoustics.

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