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“Terrific reconstruction of the facade”
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Celsus Kutuphanesi
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Private Tour: Ephesus and St. Mary's House
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Ephesus Small Group Tour From Selcuk
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Ephesus The House of Virgin Mary, St John Basilica and Artemission Temple...
Ranked #2 of 57 things to do in Selcuk
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Owner description: Built by Julius Aquila in 110 A.D. as a memorial for his father, the Celsus Library is one of the finest buildings in Ephesus. The two-story building contained over 12,000 hand-written books, making it one of the largest library collections of its time.
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Quite the most impressive of the ancient sites we visited while in west Turkey. We visited late and after 6pm virtually had the place to ourselves.....

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

This is an iconic site within Ephesus. Spend time here as there are many interesting features ranging from the statues (the originals are in Vienna but each has a story to tell), the tomb of Celsus, the underground tunnel to a brothel, etc., etc. A good guide or spending some time reading in preparation will make a visit more meaningful. Although this is a stand-alone sight it is reminiscent of Petra in Jordan in the style and to some degree the color of the stone.

Thank Steve L
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

One of the most beautiful, well preserved buildings in Ephesus. This iconic library is situated in what was the centre of the city. No one should miss the change to take a pic in here.

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Reviewed 26 May 2014

Its located within the Ephesus site and is one of the better preserved or restored ruins. There is quite a bit of detail there so one could spend a few extra minutes studying the various architectural elements.

Thank James G
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Reviewed 24 May 2014

Actually it is not a separate attraction, it is just a building inside Ephesus archaeological site, it looks nice but from my point of view it doesn’t deserve to be the 1st attraction.
If you are in Selcuk, Kusadai or Izmir you have to visit Ephesus archaeological site.
Ticket price is 30 Turkish Lira.

Thank Mostafa S
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