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View looking east at a beautifully well–preserved doorway in the skene.  It is "decorated" with the well–know "egg and dart" design.  Note on both sides of it the marble slabs that still grace the skene.

The theater at Perge is actually well preserved, but has not been reconstructed and is generally not open to the public.  It could accommodate about 14,000 spectators.  It is located south and west of the stadium - in what might be called the "entertainment district" of Perge.

Its original construction was during the Hellenistic period in the Greek style — cavea larger than a semi–circle, built into a hillside, etc.  It was reconstructed during the Roman era and was in existence when Paul, Barnabas, and John Mark visited the city.