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The lower entrance to the Ephesus Archaeological Site at My Favourite Planet

The lower entrance to the Ephesus Archaeological Site. The ticket booth is to the left of the turnstiles.
on this page: facts & figures local addresses
 
The archaeological site of Ephesus is 3 km (2 miles)
southwest of the town of Selçuk which has its own guide
with practical information and a photo gallery, including
photos of the Ephesus Archaeological Museum, Selçuk.
For information about the Temple of Artemis,
see Selçuk gallery 1, pages 3-4.
Detailed information about Ephesus' sights can be found
with the photos in our Ephesus photo gallery.
 
For opening times and admission charges for sites and sights

see Page 4: Sightseeing in Ephesus
Ephesus
Turkey
Facts and figures
The archaeological site of Ephesus is 3 kilometres (2 miles) southwest of the town of Selçuk, in the Selçuk district of İzmir Province, Turkey.

name: Ephesus; Turkish, Efes

Ancient Greek Ἔφεσος, Ephesos

region: Aegean (Turkish, Ege Bölgesi)

province: Izmir

district: Selçuk

local time: Eastern European Time (EET)

Daylight Saving Schedule:

Summer (from last Sunday in March)
GMT/UTC +3 hours

Winter (from last Sunday in October)
GMT/UTC +2 hours

currency: Turkish Lira (TL or TRY)

climate: Mediterranean, temperate with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters

language: Turkish


Further local information about the Ephesus and Selçuk area,
can be found in the guide to Selçuk.

Further information for Turkey, including visa details,
can be found in our introduction to Turkey.
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Ephesus

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photo of Ephesus Turkey at My Favourite Planet
 

See also:

travel guide to Selcuk Turkey at My Favourite Planet

Selçuk

the nearby town

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gallery 1

the town

gallery 2

Selçuk Ephesus
Archaeological
Museum

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Ephesus
Turkey
Local addresses
Selçuk Tourist Information Office:

Atatürk Mahallesi, Uğur Mumcu Sevgi Yolu, Selçuk
(opposite the Ephesus Museum, see next page)

Tel: (02 32) 892 63 28

Weekdays: 8:30-12:00 and 13:00-17:30
Weekends: 9:00-12:00 and 13:00-17:00

Free maps of Selçuk and Ephesus available.

Website: www.selcuk.gov.tr

Selçuk Municipality Office: (02 32) 892 69 25 / 892 69 11

Website: selcuk.bel.tr

Police Headquarters: (02 32) 892 60 04

Hospital: (02 32) 892 70 36
 
 
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Additional photos: © Konstanze Gundudis

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Some of the information and photos in this guide to Ephesus
originally appeared in 2004 on davidjohnberlin.de.
 
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