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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  • My voice is too good in this place for the concert acoustic. Rock bottom to rock. Egimi Theatre is also very successful. His time at the level of the head of an average human being you're looking for the first work place becomes the starting line of the scene. Don't expect much for ancient social space. Mystical point of view of the stage Acoustic field
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  • You stop at the side of the road in order to walk in. Its amazing when you realise how old it is and lovely that it is still used today for concerts. We were able to walk around and take photos.  more »
  • It is located right near the road. Asked the taxi to wait because there's nothing to do for a long time. Go restoration work, admission is free.
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Where to stay in Bodrum City

The expansive area of Bodrum City and its seaside coast offer much in the way of accommodations--at any price point. The city's main attraction, the castle, seems to yield budget-friendly hostels and guesthouses in the immediate area; expect dense crowds enjoying the animated nightlife here. An array of four-star hotels and resorts hug the curves of the coastline and continue farther west of the city core. If you prefer more luxurious lodging, seek out the handful of five-star resorts located slightly inland and a little bit southeast of the city core.
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