The Odeon was used for both musical and cultural events as well as for political meetings. The Odeon was built in the middle of the 2nd Century BC and the combination between Greek art style and Roman technology make it architecturally one of the most interesting buildings of Apollonia.


It is cut out in the rocks. The diameter of the cavea is 15m. The capacity of places was 150.


For what was the theater, a hill side was excavated and an artificial dam which was created on the north western side. In late antiquity, the theatre was abandoned, and the church of Saint Mary was built in its place using stone blocks from the seats. The theater could give place to 7.000 spectators. It dated from Hellenic time but was rebuilt by the Romans.

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