Patara. Turkey. An vaulted tunnel entrance of the ancient theatre, originally built in the Hellenistic period and then modified during the Roman period around 147 AD. The theatre consists of 34 rows of seating and could accommodate up to 5000 people. The ancient Lycian seaport Capital city of Patara, was one of the six principle cities of Lycia (Lycian League) and the site of a major sanctuary of Apollo, possibly second only to that of Delphi.
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