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Aspendos Ruins and Theater

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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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All reviews turkey well worth the visit stage area amazing theatre couple of hours entrance fee ancient history an amazing place great site take pictures antalya aspendos acoustics opera aqueduct sites hill
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a stunning place which should not be missed. I could only imagine how wonderful it would be to attend a performance now or even better in the past. There is a souvenir shop and coffee bar. Also you can hire professional photographer to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Paul_Corol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic ruins of a beautiful amphitheatre of Greek-Roman architecture. It had an original seating capacity of 12,000 when built in 155. This was likely used as a significant culture building assets in the years following construction. This must have been an area of highly sophisticated...More

Date of experience: June 2018
52  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here we enjoyed the wayback tour of Turkey.The romantic and antic place we ever met.Nice to see that the antich lives still keeping with the natural ambiance

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dnkuy
Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

One more roman ruin, but this one with the beste conserved amphitheater in the Turkey! It worth the visit! They could put there 15000 people!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank adibfarid
Reviewed 6 February 2019 via mobile

To be honest I found the entrance fee a bit expensive, especially as this wasn't the main purpose of our visit for the day. But once I entered the amphitheatre, I was very impressed. It is considered one of the most well-preserved Roman amphithetres in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank martina_petrova
Reviewed 31 January 2019 via mobile

Don’t stay in your hotels more than 2 or 3 day, arrange a day to go out of Antalya and enjoy visiting ancient teather named Aspendos. It was really nice place for visiting and taking photos. 35 turkish lira for entrants ticket should pay.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Rezamoosavi
Reviewed 13 January 2019

The ruins of Aspendos antik city are on the top of the hill so the climb is part of the pleasure. Just at the beginning you have a glimpse of what you are about to see, but.... ...when you arrive at the gates you realize...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Micutzu-103
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

This particular theatre is almost intact. It survives because it was used in antiquity as a sultan’s summer palace and then as a caravanserai. It is a must visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Davidfirving
Reviewed 30 December 2018

Excellently preserved Roman amphitheatre. One of the largest I’ve seen having visited many similar sites. You can really imagine what it was like when Marcus Aurelius built in in 160 AD. Only c. 30 mins from Antalya or 20mins from Belek where we were. You...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank webmanmike
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

It's a well preserved amphitheatre with a capacity of 15,000. We enjoyed taking many photos at this magnificent place.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Mandy N
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Response from SYHashmi | Reviewed this property |
25 lira entry
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Response from SazK_12 | Reviewed this property |
We were with a guide organised by Thomas Cook.
Carol B
23 October 2015|
Response from Carol B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't tell you that. We were part of an organised group from our hotel and others but any local hotels should be able to get the info for you.