Friday, January 10, 2014

Ephesus - the State Agora and Theater

Around the corner from the Library on an intersecting street is the State Agora, or Marketplace. You can see that it was just a jumble of stone in 1990:

Much tidier today:

Just past the Agora, with a capacity of about 24,000, the Theater is thought to be the largest theater in the ancient world. It's had some restoration and is now used for outdoor concerts.
 This view faces where the harbor would once have been:

The road from the Theater to the ancient harbor:
The Theater from a little way down that road:

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