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This well preserved theatre, built in 200BC, could originally hold 20,000 spectators. While only a fraction of the of seats have survived, the sight is still awe inspiring. When visiting Hierapolis consider taking a dip in the natural spring pools that are rumored to be the remains of a sacred pool associated with the Temple of Apollo.

If You Go:

UNESCO Listing

Official Turkish Culture and  Tourism

 

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