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The monument, built in the shape of a four-sided victory crown, was erected in memory of the soldier Memmius for his military contributions.
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  • Very good50%
  • Average28%
  • Poor4%
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4 Jan 2017
19 Jul 2016
“good,solid ruins”
Selcuk, Turkey
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Some lovely carvings and statues in this part of Ephesus. There is so much to see and some is more spectacular than others.

Thank RobertFGCarter
Reviewed 19 July 2016

bottom half of monument remains-some of the stone work is quite stunning. good for photos. old ruins.

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Not a whole lot here, most of this monument has been reconstructed with modern concrete during early restoration, and a pretty shabby job. See the explanation of the monument in the attached photo.

Thank William C
Reviewed 17 March 2016

This is supposedly a tower-like structure but what remains is just the bottom half of the monument. It is also one of those structures that was not restored properly due to the poor restoration practices from many years ago.

Thank swim_jess
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Memmius Monument was constructed during the reign of Augustus in the 1st century A.D by Memmius, the grand son of dictator Sulla.

Thank nakhodazadeh
Reviewed 6 November 2015

This is another of what would remain a mystery to most visitors of Ephesus if they do not have the benefit of a guide to provide an explanation.

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Perhaps we live in an age pampered by technology and are losing the urge to pause, reflect and interpret. This monument is a case in point. Erected by the grandson of the Roman dictator Sulla it serve as a memorial of his bloodthirsty suppression of...More

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Originally a four sided monument with an arched door on each side; all that is left are two of the carved figures that would have flanked each of the doors. It is impossible to visualize what the monument looked like without a quality informational/photo book...More

Thank JT_Turner3
Reviewed 29 November 2013

Just at the corner of Curetes Street this monument has something modern on it. What we see today is a small percentage of the original. And that's why it gives the impression of a modern sculpture. The monument was constructed in 1st c.AD, during the...More

Thank Mina P
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Between the Roman baths and the Celsus Library, check out the Nike tablet also. There are some interesting details nearby, the waterworks, tombs and a few temples.

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