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Ancient City of Ephesus

Selcuk 35920, Turkey
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“ancient city” (587 reviews)
“terrace houses” (505 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Selcuk 35920, Turkey
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"ancient city"
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"terrace houses"
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"turkey"
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"audio guide"
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"wear a hat"
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"bring water"
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"amazing ruins"
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"preserved ruins"
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"an amazing place"
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"bottle of water"
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"bucket list"
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"an umbrella"
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"roman empire"
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"celsus library"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The true gem of Ephesus. One of the most impressive sights one can see is the Library of Celsus. Its well preserved beauty is awe inspiring.

Thank Dee D
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing! Great place to see and experience history like no other. Plan about 3-4 hours to thoroughly see everything - no tour needed! Get there early!!

Thank ThadMills
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Ephesus is an ancient city located in Selcuk,Turkey.This is one of my favorite places in the world. I have been here 4 times but my last visit was the best. A friend of mine told me to enter at 6:00 pm and stay till sunset....More

Thank Vildan-Vivian
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ephesus was incredible. Well signed and with great information. Definitely take in water, sunscreen up and wear a hat; there’s little shade. We paid extra to see the Terrace Houses and they were well worth it - shame more people didn’t take the opportunity.

Thank ClairefromNQLD
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide was fantastic and the place was amazing, we learnt lots and enjoyed the wonderful work they had done to present the buildinga.

Thank Gareth T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, wonderful! I went in April so no lines and only few other tourist. Paid small fee (less than $4) and walked for 3 hours. Would highly highly recommend!

1  Thank Tami O
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been Ephesus we spend almost all day and enjoyed alots, Turkey is best country to visit and we were thinking that turkey is the best country to visit and best open air museum on the world. Turkish people are friendly foods is excellent,

Thank capellotony
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

3rd visit - absolutely one of the most visited places in Turkey and for all the right reasons . Selcuk is sweet and easy going town. Worth to stay a few days if you have time and get to know the place and people -...More

Thank zuni P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As per the tour guide's advise, we started the tour at the upper gate. As we progressed through the ancient city, we learnt a lot about those times. It is very informative and a long but slow walk. There are many re-constructed pillars and other...More

Thank Ratna B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Give yourself 4 hours to enjoy Ephesus totally. Inside the city there is another enclosure that you need to pay to enter. I wish now that I had done it. Bring your singing voice for the theatre.

Thank Jason K
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Response from Andrea P | Reviewed this property |
Hello and sorry for delay. I would not say “easily” as the roads are quite disconnected and there are stairs and obstacles. But in my opinion do not miss it for this reason...
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December 25, 2017|
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Response from Nancy W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think you would. I had to have Achilles tendon surgery only two weeks after this tour, and I was successfully able to walk there. It’s a bit tough, but if this a once in in a lifetime deal, I think you should go for... More
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December 3, 2016|
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Response from Mert U | Reviewed this property |
I recommend you not to go there directly and take a guide who tries to be guide of the random people. I can recommend you to book a guided tour from jollytur or even on tripadvisor !
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