Roman Theatre - Ankara, Turkey
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun
N 39° 56.512 E 032° 51.619
36S E 488066 N 4421314
Quick Description: Ancient Roman Theatre in Ankara
Location: Turkey
Date Posted: 12/11/2012 4:36:33 AM
Waymark Code: WMFX52
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
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Long Description:
Located between Hisar and Pinar streets, the theatre was first discovered in 1982 and a salvage excavation began on March 15 1983 by the Museum Administration. The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations continued the excavations until 1986. What was uncovered was the remains of a typical Roman theatre dating back to the 2nd century AD. In addition to a number of statues and statue pieces, all that remains are the foundations and walls of what was once a vaulted parados building, orchestra, amphitheatre and a stage.
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This theatre is now being restored thanks to excavations that restarted in 2009 after 23 years. It will become a tourist attraction and host culture events.
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Type of Amphitheater: Ancient Amphitheater

Amphitheater Website: [Web Link]

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