Roman Theatre


In the centre of Fethiye, just behind the harbour, is Telmessos' 6000-seat Roman theatre dating from the 2nd century BC. Neglected for years, it's undergoing serious restoration.

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Fethiye's tiny old mosque is squeezed between souvenir shops and cafes in the bazaar district.

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