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Jan 4, 2017
Jul 19, 2016
“good,solid ruins”
The monument, built in the shape of a four-sided victory crown, was erected in memory of the soldier Memmius for his military contributions.
Selcuk, Turkey
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Reviewed January 4, 2017

Some lovely carvings and statues in this part of Ephesus. There is so much to see and some is more spectacular than others.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank RobertFGCarter
Reviewed July 19, 2016

bottom half of monument remains-some of the stone work is quite stunning. good for photos. old ruins.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank jlantern3
Reviewed June 10, 2016

Not a whole lot here, most of this monument has been reconstructed with modern concrete during early restoration, and a pretty shabby job. See the explanation of the monument in the attached photo.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank wc2022
Reviewed March 17, 2016

This is supposedly a tower-like structure but what remains is just the bottom half of the monument. It is also one of those structures that was not restored properly due to the poor restoration practices from many years ago.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank swim_jess
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Memmius Monument was constructed during the reign of Augustus in the 1st century A.D by Memmius, the grand son of dictator Sulla.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank nakhodazadeh
Reviewed November 6, 2015

This is another of what would remain a mystery to most visitors of Ephesus if they do not have the benefit of a guide to provide an explanation.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank seafare74
Reviewed September 11, 2015

Perhaps we live in an age pampered by technology and are losing the urge to pause, reflect and interpret. This monument is a case in point. Erected by the grandson of the Roman dictator Sulla it serve as a memorial of his bloodthirsty suppression of...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Jack L
Reviewed August 8, 2014

Originally a four sided monument with an arched door on each side; all that is left are two of the carved figures that would have flanked each of the doors. It is impossible to visualize what the monument looked like without a quality informational/photo book...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank JT_Turner3
Reviewed November 29, 2013

Just at the corner of Curetes Street this monument has something modern on it. What we see today is a small percentage of the original. And that's why it gives the impression of a modern sculpture. The monument was constructed in 1st c.AD, during the...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Mina P
Reviewed August 5, 2013

Between the Roman baths and the Celsus Library, check out the Nike tablet also. There are some interesting details nearby, the waterworks, tombs and a few temples.

Date of experience: July 2013
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