Public Latrine, Selcuk

Ruin · Historic Site
Built around the 1st century CE, Public Latrine featured upscale facilities, including three marble benches with seats and mosaic floors, where wealthy citizens could visit when nature called. Considered modern for the period, the site used advanced plumbing systems and provided a small pool as well. As toilet paper was not available then, users of the latrine would clean themselves with a moist sponge on a stick. Today you can see the well-preserved remains of this restroom and its 36 toilets, all positioned one next to another in perfect linear fashion. By using our Selcuk route planner, you can arrange your visit to Public Latrine and other attractions in Selcuk.
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  • They sat side by side had a chat and did there business, this was normal. Sometimes man and woman sat side by side and no problems at all :)  more »
  • This is quite the site to see. Probably wont be seeing something like this again! This is a real step back in time and makes you thankful for what we have now!  more »

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