Library of Celsus, Ephesus, Turkey


What can you expect:

This magnificent library dating from the early 2nd century AD, the best-known monument in Ephesus, has been extensively restored. The Library of Celsus is an ancient Roman building located in Ephesus, Anatolia, now part of Selçuk, Turkey.

The Library of Celsus is probably the most distinctive building commonly associated with Ephesus. The library has a two-storey façade, and its interior is one large room. This library room was located above the vaulted substructure. The façade of the library was reconstructed using fragments found during excavations. The reconstruction campaign, led by the German archaeologist Volker Michael Strocka, was conducted in the years 1970-1978.

For more information see the website below.
Library of Celsus

Photographer: Mehmet Turgut Kirkgoz
Photographer: Taryn Elliott


Ticket Prices (Entrance Fee):

General Adult: TL 40.00

Under to 18 Years old: Free
65+ Old Person: Free
Soldiers: Free

Opening hours:

Monday9am – 3pm
Tuesday9am – 3pm
Wednesday8am – 5pm
Thursday9am – 5pm
Friday9am – 5pm
Saturday9am – 5pm
Sunday7am – 6:30pm

The location:

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