Giant stadiums in Anatolia
Modern sports and Olympic Games have their roots in ancient games. During the Greek and Roman periods in Anatolia athletic games and competitions, gladiatorial fights and chariot races were held in giant stadiums.
of Kibyra Capacity Length 200 m ft) The stadium of Kibyra has a length of almost 200 m and is one of the best preserved and largest stadiums in Anatolia. It is in U-shape with a single sphendone on the South.
Stadium of Tlos, The stadium, which was supported by the walls, contained 14 rows of seats.
Anazarbus was an ancient Cilician city, situated in Anatolia, in the present Çukurova about 15 km west of the main stream of the present Ceyhan River. The Anazarbus stadium lie outside the walls to the South.