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Temple of Hadrian

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Address: Curetes St., Selcuk, Turkey
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This well preserved building is located in the city center on Curettes...

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.

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This entire area is amazing

This place is amazing and certainly a must do if you are within a few hours of here. I would highly recommend a tour since there is a lot of amazing history.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is amazing and certainly a must do if you are within a few hours of here. I would highly recommend a tour since there is a lot of amazing history.

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New Providence, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is one of the best preserved and most beautiful structures on Curetes Street. This temple was dedicated to emperor Hadrian (AD117-138) who was one of five good emperors. Those craving also was telling the history. So do not forget to pay attention to the right and left top corner of column.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ephesus always comes up with the goods, this temple has some lovely carvings and inscriptions. Not difficult to imagine how it was when new.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful! This place oozes with history and I could feel a certain energy vibrating in this place. I really recommend visiting this area with a tour guide. I learned so much here!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 596 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

this ruin is getting somewhat restored- detailed attractive ruin gives a good sense of what the structure looked like in it's glory days. good detail

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Frisco, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

While you are in Ancient Ephesus you will walk past the Temple of Hadrian. Check out the "Medusa" carvings.

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Joshua
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

The Temple of Hadrian is one of the great residual architectural ruins in ancient Ephesus. It is not as well preserved as the library, but is worthy of seeing, admiring and photographing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Despite being a ruin, this is a good example of what buildings were like in Ephesus when the town was still inhabited.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I saw the statue of Medusa above the doorway and thought "why would someone think that is cool? Didn't she turn people to stone?" Found out that back then it was good luck.

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Beeton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Part of my cruise trip excursion for Ephesus and Kusadasi. Unbelievable site. You must do the excursion as this is area is so amazing.

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