The Terrace Houses

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  • Address: Selcuk 35148, Turkey
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +90-2328983118
  • Ticket Price: 15 TRY
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Historical Site, Family And Kids
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Located on the hills, opposite to the Hadrian Temple is the famous Terrace Houses of Ephesus. Also known as the Houses of the rich, displays the royal lifestyle followed during the Roman period. It was built according to Hippodamian plan of the city where every street transects at every angle. The houses had six residential units built on three terraces at the edge of the slope of Bulbul Mountain. One of the units is said to belong to 1C B.C. and has been in use till 7C A.D.

Crane your neck to see the protective roofing that looks similar to the Roman houses. The striking feature of these houses is its mosaic floor and the frescos. At present, two of the houses have been opened for public visit.

Another striking feature to look forward is the heating system of these houses. Clay pipes were used to be constructed under the floor and behind the walls, through which hot air was passed during winter and cold water during summer.

The Terrace Houses Travel Tips

  • Wear comfortable shoes as you need to walk a long Distance.

How to Reach The Terrace Houses

  • On foot

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  • The Terrace Houses Address: Selcuk 35148, Turkey
  • The Terrace Houses Contact Number: +90-2328983118
  • The Terrace Houses Timing: 08:30 am - 07:00 pm
  • The Terrace Houses Price: 15 TRY
  • Best time to visit The Terrace Houses(preferred time): 09:30 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit The Terrace Houses: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Selcuk include The Terrace Houses in their plan

  • 33.77% of people start their The Terrace Houses visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see The Terrace Houses

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

91.92% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Terrace Houses

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