tours guide in Ephesus Turkey

Latrines of Ephesus

Latrines of Ephesus

The latrine area was most likely a pay-to-play type enterprise. There were stone seats shaped like toilet seats we use today. It looked like the latrine was a very nicely decorated place with statues and marble all around. However, there was no privacy as you can see. There was a...

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Hadrian Temple of Ephesus

Hadrian’s Temple is one of the best-preserved and most beautiful structures on Curetes Street. It was built before 138 A.D by P.Quintilius and was dedicated to Emperor Hadrian, who came to visit the city from Athens in 128 A.D The facade of the temple has four Corinthian columns supporting a...

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Marble of Ephesus

Ephesus received most of its marble from nearby sources such as Hierapolis (a.k.a. Pamukkale), Aphrodisias, and Pergamon. The richness and luxury of Ephesus can be understood from the glorious marble streets of the city. Marble is more beautiful than limestone and tougher, and so people like to use it for...

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Terrace Houses of Ephesus

Probably the most exciting of all the archaeological developments in Turkey is what has been uncovered on a hill overlooking the Celsus Library in Ephesos by the Austrians. And the Austrians are both meticulous and thorough, and their work on the terraced houses is spectacular. They have even built a...

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