Aphrodisias Theatre – A Venue for Drama and Gladiatorial Combats

Aphrodisias Theatre

The Aphrodisias Theatre Was Built for Drama and Public Meetings: The Aphrodisias Theatre is located in the south-eastern corner of the ancient city of Aphrodisias. It was built both for dramatic performances and for public meetings, but later on the theatre structure was altered to allow for gladiatorial combats and animal fights. Aphrodisias Theatre The […]

The Aphrodisias Stadium is One of the Best Preserved

Aphrodisias Stadium

The Stadium at Aphrodisias is One of the Largest and Best Preserved Ancient Stadiums: The Stadium at Aphrodisias is located to the north of the ancient city and is one of the best preserved ancient stadiums in the world. Measuring 270 metres in length, its 30 tiers of seating has capacity for 30,000 people, making […]

Tetrapylon – The Gateway to the Temple of Aphrodite

Aphrodisias Tetrapylon

Tetrapylon in Aphrodisias is the Grand Gateway to the Temple of Aphrodite: The Tetrapylon is the first ancient public building that we see on entry to the Aphrodisias archaeological site. This awe-inspiring structure is the grand gateway to the Temple of Aphrodite, where pilgrims come to worship the cult image of Aphrodite, the goddess of […]

Temple of Aphrodite – The Heart of Ancient Aphrodisias

Temple of Aphrodite

The Temple of Aphrodite Was Once The Heart of Ancient Aphrodisias: From the Tetrapylon, we made our way to the Temple of Aphrodite which is located in the northern section of the ancient city of Aphrodisias. This Temple housed the cult image of Aphrodite of Aphrodisias and the sanctuary was the most important site in […]