© Photo: Haupt & Binder


With a capacity for 8,500 people at the beginning, the cavea, the semicircular seating space was enlarged by the Romans after they took over in 106 AD, partially slicing trough older tombs on the rocky slope. It is divided into three levels by horizontal passageways.

© Photo: Haupt & Binder

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