Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk

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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  • Great place to visit when in the area, beware it is very open and it's best to go early morning or late evening to avoid the unbearable heat.  more »
  • Loved walking these historic grounds. Great picture opportunities and guides were very knowledgeable. Not usually one to but souvenir handbooks but the one offered was worth the price  more »

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