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The Bodrum Amphitheatre (Bodrum Antique Theatre) is also one of the best sights in Bodrum. It dates back to 4th century B.C. and the best preserved sites of ancient Halicarnassus. It is one of the oldest stone theaters in the ancient world.
What to See?
The landscape is amazing especially at sunsets. It has a capacity of 10,000 person and It shows about all the characteristics of the theaters that has been built before the Roman Imperial Age. After the digs in 1973, the region is set as an open air museum.
The anqiue theater consists of three parts that inlude; the cavea (seats), the orchestra and the stage. The subsection of the theater has survived to the present day.
Above the amphitheatre on the hills, there are also rock tombs belonging to the Hellenistic and Roman era.
Visiting Hours & Admissions
Open every day except Mondays, from 08:30-19:00 (from 01 April to 01 October), 08:30-17:30 (from 01 October to 01 April)
Closed on Mondays.
Hours of Box Office
Counters close 30 minutes before the closing time.
Entrance is FREE of charge.
How to Get There?
The Bodrum Amphitheater is situated on the Bodrum-Turgutreis road, in central Bodrum.
Address: Yeniköy Mahallesi, Çevre Yolu Kıbrıs Şehitleri Cad., central Bodrum, Turkey
Tel: +90 (252) 316 80 61