Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk

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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  • August 20, 2017
    Interesting and mystic place. Definitely a place to be if you come to Turkey. The staff don't really speak in English and they aren't very organized. Prices are high and the audio guides aren't so exh...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    If you enter the first greet cats as soon as there were many. Many sleeping near the toilet in particular near the entrance and had been given food. There were dogs. Available even when the scale of the ruins, so half a day on tour much anyhow, I went early in the morning, sunlight is tough, Regensburg and the midsummer heat, so I walked to the back a little bit. Thought power spot, has been wearing a hope cedar trees. I went with the celestial Olympia of excursions (optional tour), but in this tour, people brought to the leather fashion store, after visiting the site. However, surprisingly Turkey skin tanning technology is nice, MOM had a good souvenir. Aegean Sea cruise destinations in I was most satisfied with the place.
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  • August 19, 2017
    It's a nice place at the entrance you are paying more money for a separate place already in the Theater Department and other departments, however, a large and beautiful area they look good the only problem tourists (domestic and foreign not distinguished) unwary are men of the theater are watching are watching the child breaks the light puts ... At the entrance the gift and grocery stores cheat but expensive. Drops of water 0.5 lt sells than $2 ... to the foreigner is probably 2 euros
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Where to stay in Selcuk

Though its close proximity to Ephesus puts the small town of Selçuk on the map, you'll find just a handful of guesthouses in the immediate area. Many are small and family operated--and budget-friendly--and some offer free shuttles to nearby Roman ruins. For more upscale options, explore the hotels a few miles east of Selçuk in the hillside town of Sirince. For luxury accommodations, you'll have to venture farther west to the coast for four- and five-star seaside resorts.
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