Theater of Marcellus
Theater of Marcellus, Rome
Originally planned by Julius Caesar, the 20,000 seat theater was competed by Augustus in 11 BC and named after his nephew, Marcellus. In the 16th century, apartments were added on top of the theater. They are still occupied. To the right the Portico d'Ottavia, built by Augustus in honor of his sister in 27 BC. In the middle, the three pillars of the Temple of Apollo.