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Ranked #1 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites
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Ranked #2 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Ancient Ruins
Owner description: Built by Julius Aquila in 110 A.D. as a memorial for his father, the Celsus Library is one of the finest buildings in... more » Owner description: Built by Julius Aquila in 110 A.D. as a memorial for his father, the Celsus Library is one of the finest buildings in Ephesus. The two-story building contained over 12,000 hand-written books, making it one of the largest library collections of its time. « less
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Ranked #3 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Ancient Ruins
Wealthy Ephesians inhabited these luxurious houses on the slopes of Bülbül Mountain.
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Ranked #4 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Ancient Ruins; Theaters
Owner description: The largest and most spectacular structure of Ephesus was originally built in the 3rd century BC and was later updated by the... more » Owner description: The largest and most spectacular structure of Ephesus was originally built in the 3rd century BC and was later updated by the Romans in the 1st century AD when it had a seating capacity of 25,000. « less
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Ranked #5 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Ancient Ruins
One of the main streets through the city, it was once lined with fountains, monuments and various shops and galleries.
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Ranked #6 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Ancient Ruins
Owner description: The bustle of city life was evident in the galleries and shops which once lined this main street leading from the harbor to... more » Owner description: The bustle of city life was evident in the galleries and shops which once lined this main street leading from the harbor to the Ephesus Theatre. « less
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Ranked #7 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Historic Sites; Ancient Ruins
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Ranked #8 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Hand made Rugs and cushion covers table cloths and table runners and much more!..........
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Ranked #9 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Ancient Ruins
Owner description: Several years after the death of Christ, St. John brought the Virgin Mother to this house located on the slopes of Bülbül... more » Owner description: Several years after the death of Christ, St. John brought the Virgin Mother to this house located on the slopes of Bülbül Mountain. It is believed the Virgin Mary lived in this house until she died at the age of 64. « less
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Ranked #10 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Ancient Ruins; Religious Sites
Owner description: This monumental basilica was built in the 4th century in the burial place of Saint John the Divine. It was designed in the... more » Owner description: This monumental basilica was built in the 4th century in the burial place of Saint John the Divine. It was designed in the shape of a cross and was covered with six domes. « less
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Ranked #11 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Specialty Museums

From mainroad behind Kusadasi, you 'll take the small country road leading to Aydin, one road over Kirazli village or the other one over Yenikoy.At the end you'll find Camlik... more »

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Ranked #12 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Ancient Ruins
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Ranked #13 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Ancient Ruins
Owner description: This well preserved building is located in the city center on Curettes Road. The elegant workmanship and carvings on the... more » Owner description: This well preserved building is located in the city center on Curettes Road. The elegant workmanship and carvings on the front walls of the building make it one of the most attractive in the city. « less
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Ranked #14 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: This important museum displays the pieces found in and around the ruins of Ephesus. Prior to World War II, discoveries were... more » Owner description: This important museum displays the pieces found in and around the ruins of Ephesus. Prior to World War II, discoveries were taken to a museum in Vienna. « less
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Ranked #15 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Ancient Ruins
Owner description: This monumental gate, a two-storey building with six columns on each floor, was constructed towards the end of the 4th... more » Owner description: This monumental gate, a two-storey building with six columns on each floor, was constructed towards the end of the 4th century. Today, the arch and most of the building are missing. It is also known by the name Victory Arch of Hercules. « less
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Ranked #16 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Ancient Ruins; Theaters
Owner description: This small, enclosed theater was used for concerts as well as political events. The theater contained 23 tiered rows of... more » Owner description: This small, enclosed theater was used for concerts as well as political events. The theater contained 23 tiered rows of seating in a semi-circular shape, which could accommodate up to 1450 spectators. « less
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Ranked #17 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Castles
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Ranked #18 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Specialty Museums; History Museums
In a building dating back to 16th century, this museum shows what Turkish life was like at the hamam or bath.
Ranked #19 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Religious Sites; Ancient Ruins
Owner description: This fine example of Seljukian architecture was purposely built with an asymmetrical style along with several Ottoman style... more » Owner description: This fine example of Seljukian architecture was purposely built with an asymmetrical style along with several Ottoman style elements, which are revealed in the turquoise and blue faience mosaics. « less
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Ranked #20 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Museums
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Ranked #21 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Fountains; Ancient Ruins
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Ranked #22 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #23 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Ancient Ruins
Owner description: The Gymnasium, estimated to be built in the 1st century A.D., contained two large sports fields and several smaller rooms... more » Owner description: The Gymnasium, estimated to be built in the 1st century A.D., contained two large sports fields and several smaller rooms which were used for classes and meetings. « less
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Ranked #24 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Ancient Ruins
Owner description: An engraved foot in stone points the way to this peristyle house that was used as a brothel. It is thought that a passageway... more » Owner description: An engraved foot in stone points the way to this peristyle house that was used as a brothel. It is thought that a passageway once existed from the library next door, allowing patrons a secret entrance to the bordello. « less
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Ranked #25 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
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Ranked #26 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
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Ranked #27 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
  • site fenced in 09/06/2012
Category: Ancient Ruins
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Ranked #28 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Ancient Ruins
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Ranked #29 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Castles
Ranked #30 of 41 attractions in Selcuk
Category: Museums
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