Great Work Slots 1 Writing
Production Cost 100
Maintenance 1
Unlocked at Drama and Poetry
The Amphitheater is a building available in the Classical Era.

Game Info

Building an Amphitheater requires a Monument or any of its replacements.

  • +1 CultureIcon Culture
  • Has 1 slot for a Greatwork Great Work of Writing

With Religious Beliefs:

  • Liturgical Drama (Follower): +1 FaithIcon Faith if there are 3 followers


An amphitheater is an outdoor arena designed for open-air theatrical performances, as well as sporting events and concerts. The ancient Romans in particular are known for the hundreds of amphitheaters they constructed, in which gladiatorial combat, exhibitions, and public executions were conducted.

Unique Building Replacements

Icon Building Civilization Yields
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Ball Park Zapotecs (Zaachila I)
  • +1 Happy Happiness
  • Each turn, 1/3 chance for +2 FaithIcon Faith
  • 1 Scientist specialist slot
Dahuitang China (Mao Zedong)
  • Yields an additional +2 CultureIcon Culture
  • Has 1 additional slot for a Greatwork Great Work of Writing
  • When all three slots are filled, +3 additional CultureIcon Culture and +10 Experience for newly trained units
Literature Night Durrani (Ahmad Abdali)
  • +1 Happy Happiness
  • Increased Greatperson Great Writer Generation when Greatwork Great Work Slot is filled.
Literary School Bulgaria (Simeon I)
  • +1 Science Science on Writers
  • +3 Greatperson Great Scientist Points
Literary School Bulgaria (Simeon I) (DJSHenninger)
  • +1 additional Greatwork Writing slot
  • -15% CultureIcon Culture cost for new tiles
  • +1 CultureIcon Culture after Architecture
Paya Burma (Anawrahta)
  • Stored Greatwork Great Works yield +2 Gold Gold
  • +1 Greatperson Great Writer point for the Capital/City with the Writers' Guild
  • Does not require a Monument
Thingstead Iceland (Ingolfur Arnarson)
  • +2 Happy Happiness if connected to the Capital
  • Can connect to the Capital over water
  • -20% Production Production cost
Water Puppet Theater Vietnam (Le Loi)
  • +1 additional CultureIcon Culture
  • City's attacks generate Greatperson Great Writer, Artist and Musician Points
Water Puppet Theater Vietnam (Trung Sisters)
  • Stored Greatwork Great Works yield +5 Strength Defense
  • +1 additional CultureIcon Culture
  • +10% Production Production Cost

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