We took many pictures of this amazing place and narrowed down our favorites to share here. Scroll over one to see the caption with it. If you click on it, you can scroll through the whole set.
Under the roadways, these pipes carried in clean water and carried out sewage.
Grooves in the marble pavers from the passage of thousands of carts.
This street connected the harbor to the amphitheater.
Some of the cut stones they built with are enormous.
The goddess Nike.
Temple of Domitian. Note the un-excavated structure behind the columns.
The Hercules Gate provided a physical barrier to carts, keeping the road below open only to pedestrians.
Marble column with swirl patterns.
Part of one of the large public baths.
A public toilet. Supposedly, wealthy clients had a reserved seat.
Reconstruction in progress of a Terrace House.
The walls and floor of this room were covered in sheets of marble.
Layers of painted murals in a Terrace House.
Floor mosaics from above, Terrace House.
Floor mosaic of a woman riding a hippocampus, mythical Roman beast, and a god.
Celsus Library, looking up.
Ephesus amphitheater could seat 25,000 or 10% of the population. Megan is the dark spot near the center of the picture, in the upper rows.
From the amphitheater, this road extended to the harbor, long since silted in. If you look closely you can see the sea now 5 miles away as a light glimmer.
Stray cats at Ephesus.
Megan taking history lessons from Artemis.
All that remains of a giant statue of a Roman Emperor.
Shiny happy person, of solid gold.
Hee-haw. Dolphin riding at its best.
This trio was found in this arrangement at Terrace House. A couple and their bronze snake.
An ivory relief from a Terrace House.
Wonderful images of Ephesus, on my bucket list, but now feel have at least been able to see up close. Such grand adventures you’re having. Safe Travels!