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Aspendos

Aspendos

This famous theatre—the only theatre that dates back to ancient days and still has an intact scene construction—is located about 12 miles east of Antalya. Aspendos had a capacity of 20.000 spectators and survived because the “Seldjuks” used it as a residence. In the 1920s, Kemal Atatürk, the “father” of the Turks, decided that the theatre should be renovated. Today, Aspendos is used for major musical arrangements. An excursion bus or dolmus is the best way to get there.
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