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Celsus Kutuphanesi
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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.
Reviewed March 9, 2014

This is the one stop inside the ancient town that you must have your photo taken. You will see hundreds doing it so just join the crown. And don;t wait for that "perfect moment" just snap the photo and move along as there will be others waiting. This is one historical place that you must visit if in this part of the world.

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Reviewed March 8, 2014

breathtaking architecture and history! much better than its pictures. Our guide gave us enough time to appreciate all the beautiful work of the building, but still i could spend hours sitting and admiring it. It took the archeologists 7 years to reerrect it, what a great job they've done! top monument in Ephesus ancient city!

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Reviewed March 8, 2014

I liked the approach from the upper entrance since you see it from afar and approach it as you follow a street full of curiosities all along the way. The ancients had a great sense of urban planning and excitement.

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Reviewed March 1, 2014

Everyone must visit Ephesus. A look at ancient way of life, like no other. So many new areas being unearthed.

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Reviewed February 21, 2014

One of the most beautiful, well preserved buildings in Ephesus. This iconic library is situated in what was the centre of the city.

Up a large staircase, a double row of columns frame niches decorated with marble cornices, holding statues representing the virtues of Celsus. The three doors on the ground floor were aligned with the three windows of the upper level, creating a nice balance of symmetry. The richly decorated facade, with plentiful varied reliefs, statues and columns make this a stunning spectacle to behold.Truly breathtaking!

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