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The Theatre

The Theatre / Priene Ancient City

The most beautiful theater of the Hellenic world is in Priene Ancient City. It was built on the north side of the city in the 4th century BC. It is believed that this theater is also used for political meetings because of a thought that it is a water or mercury clock in there. Despite the many damages and changes …

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The Temple of Athena

Temple of Athena / Priene Ancient City

The Temple of Athena is the oldest, the most important, the most magnificent and the largest temple of the ancient city of Priene. This temple was built by Pythius, who is the world famous architect and also the architect of the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus – one of the Seven Wonders of the World in Bodrum, at 2nd and 4th century …

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The Agora – Priene

The Agora / Priene Ancient City

The marketplaces in Priene Ancient City were open areas where is the area of people’s gathering and people traditionally celebrate special occasions and festivals at the same time plying trade just like the other Hellenic cities. Therefore, the Agora was an important place for everyday life in ancient times. The famous traveler Pausanias defines the Priene’s Agoras as one of …

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Bouleuterion and Prytaneion

Bouleuterion / Pergamon

Bouleuterion is one of the best-protected buildings in the city. It creates a building block with Prytaneion which is next to Bouleuterion. Bouleuterion is in a form, close to the square with sizes of 20x21m. There is an altar in the middle, and there are 3 tiers for parallel seating. On the north side, there are 16 stairs, and on …

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