Library of Celsus in Ephesus by Jens Helmstedt

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The Library of Celsus in Ephesus was built by Romans in the early 2nd Century for Tiberius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus, who was governor of the roman province Asia. The public library contained 12000 scrolls and the tomb of Celsus. Today only the front facade of the building is restored in Ephesus.
Ephesus (Turkish: Efes) is located near the city of Selçuk, Aegean Sea Region, Turkey.

© Photo by Jens Helmstedt


turkey, travel, history, anatolia, architecture, ephesus


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  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaover 5 years ago

    fabulous ;

  • Thank you very much Scott!

    – Jens Helmstedt

  • Marvin Collins
    Marvin Collinsover 5 years ago

    Great shot!!

  • Thanks so much Marvin!

    – Jens Helmstedt

  • calves
    calvesover 5 years ago

    Fantastic work Jeans!!!

  • Thanks a lot for your visit and nice words Claudia!

    – Jens Helmstedt

  • Carla Jensen
    Carla Jensenover 5 years ago

    Outstanding capture …Jens!! Love the angle at which you took this ! I would love to one day be able to ttravel to places as this and see in person all the amazing architecture that went into building one of these amazing buildings and all by hand at that !!!! fantastic job on capturing this wtg!

  • Thank you so much for your visit and nice comments Carla!

    – Jens Helmstedt

  • rodsfotos
    rodsfotosover 5 years ago

    Wonderful perspective, so much history in these ancient ruins,well photographed Jens,
    Regards, Rod.

  • Thank you very much for your kind comment Rod!

    – Jens Helmstedt

  • Harald Gick
    Harald Gickover 5 years ago

    Fantastic shot! Great!!!

  • Thank you very much Harald!

    – Jens Helmstedt

  • PrairieRose
    PrairieRoseover 5 years ago

    Nice, Jens…………..very nice………………… :))))))

  • Thanks so much for your visit and nice comments Rose!

    – Jens Helmstedt

  • Sensiworld
    Sensiworldover 5 years ago

    Great shot !

  • Thank you very much Sylvia!

    – Jens Helmstedt

  • Kim  Calvert
    Kim Calvertover 5 years ago

    What a great shot..this is very beautiful .

  • Thank you very much Kim!

    – Jens Helmstedt

  • margotk
    margotkover 5 years ago

    Magnificent – you have such an interesting and excellent portfolio.

  • Thank you Margot. I´m glad that you like my portfolio. I hope you will come back again!

    – Jens Helmstedt

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