entrance of the city
The statues symbolize wisdom, knowledge, intelligence and valor.
They were part of the Scholastica Baths and built in the 1C AD.
Temple of Hadrian is one of the best preserved structures on Curetes Street.
shaped of a small theatre with the stage building, seating places and the orchestra.
Ephesus is one of the best and well-preserved classical ancient city on the Mediterranean, and perhaps the best place in the world to get the feeling for what life was like in Roman times. As a strategic coastal gateway to the Eastern World, this Ionian refuge grew to be the second largest city in the Roman Empire, the site of a Christian shrine, and one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Legend has it that the Virgin Mary, accompanied by St. Paul, came to Ephesus at the end of her life,circa 37-45 AD.