Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

Inside Library of Celsus at Ephesus.The Library of Celsus is a Roman mausoleum and library built in the early 2nd century AD. As one of the most beautifully reconstructed buildings in Ephesus, it has become an icon of the ancient city.

Round the World in 30 Daysfrom Round the World in 30 Days

Library of Celsus, Ephesus Turkey - Photo of the Day

The Library of Celsus, Ephesus Turkey -This ancient city is an amazing place to explore for a day.

Interior of the Pantheon, an ancient Roman temple built in honor of Roman gods. Constructed of concrete, it features a large dome with an oculus of 43.3 meters (142 ft) in diameter.

The Pantheon, one of the best-preserved Roman buildings. It has been in continuous use throughout its history, and since the 7th century has been used as a Roman Catholic church

Foursquarefrom Foursquare

Library of Celsus (Celsus Kütüphanesi)

The Library of Celsus in Ephesus was built in 117 A.D as a tomb for Gaius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus, the governor of the province of Asia. The capacity of the library was more than 12,000 scrolls. It was the third richest library in ancient times after the ones in Alexandria and Pergamum.The Library of Celsus in Ephesus, Izmir Province, Turkey

Bodleian Library, Oxford - the main research library of the University of Oxford, is one of the oldest libraries in Europe, and in Britain is second in size only to the British Library with over 11 million items. Known to Oxford scholars as "Bodley" or simply "the Bod", under the Legal Deposit Libraries Act 2003 it is one of six legal deposit libraries for works published in the United Kingdom and under Irish Law.

Condé Nast Travelerfrom Condé Nast Traveler

The 24 Newest UNESCO Heritage Sites

The Ancient City of Ephesus is an outstanding example of a Roman port city, with sea channel and harbor basin.

Damascus, the capital of Syria, is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the…

SFGatefrom SFGate

Rick Steves' savvy Europe travel updates

Budapest