Restoration work ends at Hierapolis theatre
|The Graeco-Roman theatre of Hierapolis [Credit: Philip Baird[|
According to a written statement from the ministry, the ancient theatre, which is unique with its collection of mythological reliefs and its stage structure, will be converted into an area thriving with cultural and art events, along with an expected seating capacity of 12,000 after the restoration is completed.
|The ancient theatre of Hierapolis will be converted into an area for art events [Credit: Hurriyet]|
Works in the ancient city have been continuing for many years under the management of Professor Francesco D’Andria from Italy’s Salento University.
Source: Hurriyet Daily News [October 05, 2013]
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