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"The Theatre" Grand Theatre Tip by belgrade03

Grand Theatre, Ephesus: 41 reviews and 74 photos

  Grand Theatre
by belgrade03

The Grand Theatre was built in the 3rd century BC with the capacity of 24,000 spectators, which makes it the largest theatre in Turkey. During the Hellenistic period, animal fights and gladiator games were held. The stage had 3 storeys including the ground floor which is now well-preserved. The audience section is 38 m high and 158m in the diameter.

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  • Written May 31, 2004
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