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Temple of Hadrian

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Address: Curetes St., Selcuk, Turkey
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This well preserved building is located in the city center on Curettes...

This well preserved building is located in the city center on Curettes Road. The elegant workmanship and carvings on the front walls of the building make it one of the most attractive in the city.

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Part of the excellent tour of ancient Ephesus.

Hard not to be impressed with all of these ancient temples. You can read the history at each stop along the way as they have lots of plaques with the history explaining... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Saint John, Canada
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Saint John, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hard not to be impressed with all of these ancient temples. You can read the history at each stop along the way as they have lots of plaques with the history explaining everything. Amazing to dream yourself back into history and let your imagination think about what it was like 2000 years ago or further still. Thinking about how the... More 

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Cranbrook, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just another ancient ruin, in pretty bad shape too. You still get the impression of what it might have looked like in its day.

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Gause, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

This temple is just as the photo shows. There are not a lot of ruins to this temple and you cannot do more than stand in front of it, but it is magnificent. It is not a stand alone attraction but is a temple on one of the Ancient city of Ephesus streets. It is one ruin among many ruins... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Whilst the ruins may look like just another ruin, it is when you reflect on the history of the area and the functioning of society that the entire temple and area comes to its right.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Hadrian’s temple is situated along Curetes street roughly half way through the city. The remains of the structure include a four columned portico and an ornamental facade decorated with classical motifs. In the central arch, the detailed head of Tyche, goddess of fortune, who was the symbol of the city of Ephesus.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

It is one of the best preserved and most beautiful structures on Curetes Street. This temple was dedicated to emperor Hadrian (AD117-138) who was one of five good emperors. Those craving also was telling the history. So do not forget to pay attention to the right and left top corner of column.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Ephesus always comes up with the goods, this temple has some lovely carvings and inscriptions. Not difficult to imagine how it was when new.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Beautiful! This place oozes with history and I could feel a certain energy vibrating in this place. I really recommend visiting this area with a tour guide. I learned so much here!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

this ruin is getting somewhat restored- detailed attractive ruin gives a good sense of what the structure looked like in it's glory days. good detail

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

While you are in Ancient Ephesus you will walk past the Temple of Hadrian. Check out the "Medusa" carvings.

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