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The Terrace Houses, Selcuk

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Discover how affluent Roman citizens lived 2,000 years ago at The Terrace Houses. These luxurious houses have been restored to such a degree that it seems as if someone is still living there. The upscale residences were mostly two storeys and featured interior central courtyards with ceiling openings. Their interiors showcase detailed floor mosaics, frescoes, carvings, and stonework of fine craftsmanship. You may be able to observe archaeologists working on site while you climb the stairs of the scaffolding to view the homes of all six units from above. The houses that are fully restored to their original appearance can be explored from inside by paying an extra fee. Add The Terrace Houses and other attractions to your Selcuk trip itinerary using our Selcuk itinerary planner.
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  • Good place to go to get away from the summer sun or to see on going excavation or just how people lived back then. The mosaics that are intact are really something else. Those people that lived in tho...  more »
  • wall and floor mosaics, wall paintings have been preserved perfectly drawn up yesterday to be realistic and well preserved this region makes it very special.
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  • When we visited in May we were the only visitors in the covered enclosure of the Terrace Houses and so we were able to enjoy the incredible site at our leisure and also observe the preservation being ...  more »
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  • Worth the visit! Spend this extra money to see these beautiful:) galleries
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