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The Temple of Artemis (Artemision)

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Address: Selcuk, Turkey
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Only the piller.....

Sad that the site is destroyed. there's nothing to see only the pillar and few animals roaming around the ruins.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ranesh J
Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
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Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sad that the site is destroyed. there's nothing to see only the pillar and few animals roaming around the ruins.

Thank Ranesh J
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Do not expect to see a temple as there is only one column remaining. The rest is in a museum in London. I would skip this place.

Thank Cindyeducate
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just one pillar remains but lots of history to be learnt.. The place is filled with lots of salesmen selling history books and that's a nuisance.

Thank Shabana S
Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Little remains of the temple and even less of the original site of Ephesus before it moved up the hill to find a better local environment avoiding the mosquitoes. A pair of storks and their young chick occupied the top of the sole standing column when we visited.

Thank Martin T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This site did not have much left to see. There are really aggressive salesmen that await you as you exit the bus. Only visit this site to cross off ancient wonder from your list.

Thank Phillip D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What used to be a wonder of the ancient world is now reduced to a single column that now holds up a storks nest. Worth visiting only to cross it off the list of ancient wonders you have visited.

Thank Gerry A
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

This was one of the Seven Wonders of the World but at the site you will not see a lot. A pillar has been reconstructed just to mark the place. However it's very near Ephesus and Selcuk town so definitely worth a quick stop.

Thank Charlotte S
Jerusalem District, Israel
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Well i knew there wasnt much to see there, i went becasue i have the time but if you dont have it, dont worry you are not missing much. Of course in ancient time it was one of the 7 wonders of the world but today nothing much to see other than an empty space and a recontruction of one... More 

Thank Marcos Enrique R
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

If you're really interested in history and know the back history this may be worth a look, but all of the major pieces are sitting in offsite museums and the temple site is little more than foundations. Of minor interest.

Thank Tom K
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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

If you came here expecting those pictures of white volume you saw on the internet, boy you're going to be so disappointed.. What was left of the ruins are 1 column. I kid you not. And it's only a matter of time before even that column gone. What's sad is that it's not because of nature, but rather because man... More 

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