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Trajan's Fountain

Curetes St., Selcuk, Turkey
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30 Jul 2017
“Architectural mind”
3 days ago
“A Fountain dedicated to Emperor Trajan”
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Curetes St., Selcuk, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A two story fountain built in about the 2nd century sits on the right side of Curetes Street and still offers an impressive presence.

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Great construction with architectural beauty while in the way to the library. Wonderful arch and many tourists stop for photos.

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Perhaps one of my least favourite things in Ephesus. I could be wrong, but the reconstruction of this looks a bit wonky. I am not a fan of when old and new construction materiel are mixed together. That said, still a nice bit of history...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

In Roman times this was much taller but the restoration gives a good impression of how it might have looked.

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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Part of the ancient Ephesus tour. Located on the right hand side as you walk down the old street. The carvings are very ornate and it leaves you wondering how this place looked in all it's glory. There are lots of plaques to read as...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Detailed design features in the surviving arch, too bad it has been vandalized over the centuries, the Romans were great builders.

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

The Trajan fountain is situated along the right side of Curetes street and was dedicated to the Emperor Trojan. Although the original nymphean (not actually a fountain), was much taller and a smaller version has been rebuilt. This is also why some of the ornamental...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Make sure you notice all the details in the carvings. I can not even imagine the talent it took to create this structure. Beautiful.

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

impressive restored ruin to stop and look at. large fountain statue ruin. no water-but still impressive indeed.

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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Every where you turn, you see great things in Ephesus. Not a Fountain, but more like a temple, it may have had water running into the pool in front of it that then continued on down the hill to the latrines!

Thank DougTMesa
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