Temple of Hadrian, Selcuk

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  • This was a temple to honor Hadrian after his death. It is picturesque, but nothing compared to the nearby library. There are pictures of what it would have looked like in its prime. Definitely stop...  more »
  • The Temple of Hadrian is one of the best preserved (however renovated) structures in Efes. It's set on the main Curetes St. across the wealthy Terrace houses. The temple is dedicated to Emperor...  more »
  • Unfortunately, just a little remained from what appears to have been a very beautiful building. You can’t miss it, it’s placed right next to one of the main street. All in all, one of the most well.....  more »
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  • Rich with history. Fascinating place. An absolute must for those who appreciate history.
  • It is an amazing structure dedicated to the Emperor Hadrian and considered one of the best preserved and most beautiful structures on Curetes Street. It was constructed in the beginning of the 2nd century AD by P. Quintilius to celebrate Hadrian visiting the city from Athens. The temple was also dedicated to the goddess Artemis.
  • Interesting, that 169 AD temple is bearing Slavic obereg sign Rysič. Hmm its interesring, how this happened, think about a history for sure !
  • Yet another gem in the area. Walk a bit further past the Celsus library and you will arrive to the site.
  • Another historical attraction in Ephesus is the Temple of Hadrian, built before 138 A.D. by P. Quintilius and dedicated to the Emperor Harian when he came to visit the city from Athens in 128 A.D. This temple is one of the best preserved and most beautiful structures on Curetes street with a beautiful arch on the front facade, supported with four Corinthian order columns and considered an architectural masterpiece. Here you will also see the relief's of Medusa, statues and Medusa's head on the porch said to protect the city from enemies.

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