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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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Bodrum City, Turkey
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Reviewed yesterday

There is more to this than first appears as there is a self guided tour full of information available plus it is free.

Thank winegirlstravels
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped here on a day tour. Our guide told us about the abundance of history attached to the Amphitheatre. Of how it’s design contributes to the acoustics, that to this day are still there.

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The amphitheatre (antik tiyatro) is a nice place to visit when in Bodrum. It's a 10-15 minute walk from the harbour and only 5 minutes from the mausoleum (up a steep hill). The amphitheatre was free to visit and appeared to be open until 5pm...More

Thank Jebbie1982
Reviewed 6 days ago

This historic attraction deserves better , we visit every time we visit Bodrum and very little appears to be done year from year. The wire temporary fencing is still up and a few blocks have been moved from one side of the amphitheater to the...More

Thank tynesalmon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was not open to the public when I visited as restoration still on going. Started by the Satrap Musolus. Greco/Roman Amphitheater just of the main highway.

Thank David R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's open only on weekends for public, but its like an open air concert, famous turkish musicians play there during summer

Thank Hebah A
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Ancient Theatre in Bodrum Correction: wrong use of the word "Amphitheater" . When the seating area is half-circle or horse-shoe shaped form, it is called theatre. When it has circular or oval shaped form it is amphitheater. The ancient theatre in Bodrum is one of...More

Thank alinda301
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Basically, as far as I know, you cannot access this site..... . . . . To be honest, I have not tried to gain access, because I walk past it nearly every day!!! It is on the main road as you drive through Bodrum!!! ....More

Thank geoff746
Reviewed 2 September 2017

If you have spent any time in Greece or Turkey you have done your share of amphitheaters. This isn't the best of them, it's quite big but the busy road just next to the theatre takes away a fair bit from the ambience. But on...More

Thank Eric K
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing example of a ancient building. It sits just by the main road through Bodrum. In excellent condition for its age! Acoustics wonderful.

Thank MrsBsTravels
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sahar a
20 July 2017|
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