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Arcadian (Harbour Way)

Arcadian (Harbour Way)

The road connecting the Harbour of Ephesus to the city was built during the time of Lysimachus and widened in later periods. After…

Great Theatre

Great Theatre

The Great Theatre of Ephesus is set into the western slope of Mt Panayır overlooking the harbour at the inland end of the Arcadiane. Its…

Prytaneion

Prytaneion

Built during the time of Lysimachos, the Prytaneion is located to the west of the Odeion. The ruins surviving today date from the Augustan…

Street of the Curetes

Street of the Curetes

The broad marble-paved road leading down a gentle slope from the Monument of Memmius to the Library of Celsus is called the Street of the…

Temenos

Temenos

In the western section of the Bouleuterion there is an open-air courtyard known as the ‘Rhodian Peristyle’. Measuring 33 x 28 meters, the…

Temple of Artemis (Artemision)

Temple of Artemis (Artemision)

The sixth century BC market a golden age for Ionia. It was an age where many architectural buildings were constructed that captured the…

Temple of the State Agora (Isis Temple)

Temple of the State Agora (Isis Temple)

On the west side of the State Agora there once stood a temple, which is thought probably to have been built in 29 BC. Initial suggestions…

The House of the Virgin Mary

The House of the Virgin Mary

From the Magnesia Gate the road climbs to the south, arriving after 8 kilometers at the House of the Virgin Mary. Believed to be where the…

The Library of Celsus

The Library of Celsus

Library of Celsus stands on small square at the intersection of the Marble Way and Street of the Curetes, adjacent to the southern entrance…

The Monument of Memmius

The Monument of Memmius

The gentle street between the Odeon and the State Agora leads down to the Square of Domitian at the top of the north side of this small…

The Odeon

The Odeon

The Odeon is striking building the northern part of the State Agora, not far from the southeast visitors entrance. Known to have had seating…

The Temple of Domitian

The Temple of Domitian

The road heading south from the Monument of Memmius comes out at the Temple of Domitian; at the corssroads you will see a large round…

The Terrace Houses

The Terrace Houses

At the time o the Roman Empire, Ephesus was one of the most densely populated cities in Asia Minor with probably more than two hundred…

Commercial Agora

Commercial Agora

The Tetragonos Agora lies in the western part of the Matble Way, the avenue leading ftom the Great Theatre to the Library of Celsus. The…

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