UPCOMING & PAST EVENTS
28-29 September 2022
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Aspendos is located to the east of Antalya and is famous for its best-preserved ancient amphitheater
built in the 2nd century AD during the reign of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius.
The theater has a capacity of 7300 people and is still used today for performances and festivals . Its galleries, stage decorations and acoustics all testify to its architect Xeno's success.
Next to the stage there is a small room which is used as a small museum where you can see some of the masks and clay tickets from the ancient times.
According to the legend, Aspendos was first founded by Greek colonists who came to Pamphylia region after the Trojan War.