Bodrum Amphitheater, Bodrum City

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At Bodrum Amphitheater, see one of the remaining structures from the ancient Greek city of Halikarnassus and get a glimpse into Bodrum's once great past. The well-preserved theater dates back to the reign of King Mausolos in the 4th century BCE. Walk through all three parts of the traditional theater: the skene, the orchestra, and the cavea. Climb up to the higher levels for great views of Bodrum Castle and the sea beyond. The structure serves as a prime example of classical Greek theater, with a capacity of around 13,000. Look closely at the seats: some were inscribed with the names of wealthy donors centuries ago. The theater is still used for concerts and festivals today and mixes the old with new renovations. Come prepared; the area can become a sun trap on hot days, and the hike to the top is fairly steep. Use our Bodrum City online attractions planner to add Bodrum Amphitheater and other attractions to your Bodrum City vacation plans.
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  • Not frequently visited by all tourists , but should be a must visit on the list. Quiet place and a lot of historical artefacts. 
    Not frequently visited by all tourists , but should be a must visit on the list. Quiet place and a lot of historical artefacts.  more »
  • Check out the local Turkish artists that perform here in the summer. The atmosphere is festive and not to be missed. 
    Check out the local Turkish artists that perform here in the summer. The atmosphere is festive and not to be missed.  more »

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