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Roman Theatre , Amman Overview

A large amphitheatre in the Citadel, the Roman Theatreæis a magnificently restored theatre,æand a relic of Roman Philadelphia.

Considered by many to be the highlight for foreign tourists, the Roman Theatre is a large amphitheatre in The Citadel. Believed to have been constructed in the 2nd century A.D., the theatre is cut into the northern side of a hill and has a seating capacity of 6000 people. It was constructed on three tiers, the first and closest to the stage was for the rulers, the second was for the military and the third was for the general populace. The theatre is filled by people whenever any concert is organised. Above the theatre is a shrine believed to be of goddess Athena. The Roman Theatre underwent restoration work from 1957, and the morning is the perfect time to capture the magnificence of the theatre.æ

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