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Temple of Artemis

What is the story behind Temple of Artemis?

The Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the world, is a place that historical ruins take place near the ancient city of Ephesus in Izmir-Selcuk. It is very important because Temple of Artemis is the first temple that made of marble on earth. Although there is nothing more than a few marble blocks from the temple to the present, it is surprising that Artemis Temple is one of the most sought places in Ephesus

It is generally known that the Temple of Artemis, also known as the Temple of Diana, is located in the Ephesus Ancient City However the temple is not within the ancient city area, but in 20-25 minutes walking distance from the ancient city.


How can I go to Artemis Temple in Selcuk İzmir?

If you are in İzmir province it is very easy to go to Temple of Artemis. You will go to intercity bus terminal of İzmir and will ask for Selcuk bus terminal. People will show you the terminal, thus you can go and get your ticket for Selcuk bus terminal that Artemis Temple is located.

Here is more detailed explanation of how to arrive Selcuk from Izmir.

If you arrived to Selcuk bus terminal with bus, then by walking from Selcuk bus terminal, you can easily reach to temple in only 15-20 minutes. You will go to Ephesus way and after walking 15 minutes to the ancient city of Ephesus, you will definitely see tour buses or crowds on your right side. If you go to the crowd you see, you can see Temple of Artemis.

Temple of Artemis Address Description for Selcuk bus terminal- İzmir

So if you want to reach to Artemis Temple, all you need to is go in to bus terminal for reaching to “Selcuk bus terminal”. You may be in İzmir, Istanbul or other cities, not problem. Firstly reach to İzmir province bus terminal with one of the intercity bus companies. Then ask a staff for “Selcuk bus terminal” and then you will go to another bus for Selcuk district. When you arrived to Selcuk bus terminal, you will directly walk to Temple of Artemis. You can be sure that you will definitely see many tourists who go there with you, so it will be easy to reach.

If you want to go to Artemis with car, we will share with you the map from İzmir to Temple of Artemis. Click here for map. Have a good journey!

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