Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk

Must see · World heritage site · Ruin · Historic Site
See the ruins of the Greek Ancient City of Ephesus, home to the famous Temple of Artemis, named one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. This city was built in the 10th century BCE by Attic and Ionian Greek colonists and came under Roman rule in 129 BCE, when it flourished as one of the largest cities in the Empire. Explore this ancient archeological site entirely on foot, marvel at the spectacular facade of its library, and enjoy the proximity to other tourist attractions. Put Ancient City of Ephesus on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Selcuk trip planner.
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  • well well well this a must if your visiting tukey thats is the first place to visit. you will never forget this hostoricalside ones you see it.  more »
  • Anyone interested in history should go this place. There is Greek and Roman art and architecture to be seen there. good place  more »
  • I feel like this is more hyped up than what it actually is. We got lucky because we were traveling during the pandemic so it wasn’t at all crowded. I do suggest a guide, we didn’t do that and I’m...  more »
  • Fantastic history !!!
  • Old ancient monument
  • Gorgeous 😊👍🏻
  • History smells effective
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