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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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  • These gave good examples of how the wealthy residents might have decorated and finished the walls in their houses. 
  • One of the things that I'll never forget Ephesus definitely are the mosaics and decorations intact of most buildings
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  • Roofed with awnings, you have to pay extra inning to visit them. On the outside you can see original mosaic flooring. They are houses built in levels using the slope of the Hill, with several rooms, bathrooms and kitchen. Only has been discovered and exposed a minimum amount of what they expected to find. It is the only place in the city where there are works of this type...
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