Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk

Must see · World heritage site · Ruin · Historic Site
See the ruins of the Greek Ancient City of Ephesus, home to the famous Temple of Artemis, named one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. This city was built in the 10th century BCE by Attic and Ionian Greek colonists and came under Roman rule in 129 BCE, when it flourished as one of the largest cities in the Empire. Explore this ancient archeological site entirely on foot, marvel at the spectacular facade of its library, and enjoy the proximity to other tourist attractions. Put Ancient City of Ephesus on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Selcuk trip planner.
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  • An absolutely amazing experience. Turkey is not well known for conservation of old sites, many of them are in deplorable condition, but this one is an exemption. It’s definitely a place to visit...  more »
  • Amazing ancient site, interesting and stimulating, wonderfully preserved. Fantastic to walk amongst these historic buildings, Celcus Library is wonderful  more »
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