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Public Latrine

Just off Curetes St., Selcuk, Turkey
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Just off Curetes St., Selcuk, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Apparently they "flushed" it using a constant stream of water that ran in a trench under the seats. No partitions, not very private!

Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are two interesting facts i discovered. first that these toilets were places where people would socialise and gossip. And second that it was common practise for the master to send his servent to warm up toilet seats for him before he sat on it.

Thank arnoldzimuto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a saying for our guide Nizam OMG. Public toilet for 40 persons sitting adjacent to each other. Marble makes flow water cool in the summer but freezing in the winter.

Thank Abu_Firas_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surprised to see that there was a Public Latrine in biblical times. It was very curious to see such a sight.

Thank illini33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Communal loo favoured for networking and politicking - keep up with friends and enemies alike! No loo paper holders!?

Thank Happy2trip
Reviewed 13 July 2017

How can one even imagine it today? You really have to see it to believe it how the ancient people were so creative to make sure this would work in everyway it could.

Thank TravelPuggy
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Take a guide when inside the Ephesus and you will understand everything and it will be more interesting.

Thank Gianpaolo B
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This, too, is part of the city of Ephesus. Intriguing that they thought about this. It one of many attractions in Ephesus.

Thank fritzedelstein
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is a must see in Ephesus, but is just part of any tour through this site. You will run across this when you start at the upper gate and walk through the site to the lower gate. As you walk in note that the...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 18 April 2017

If you’re in the ancient city of Ephesus (pay to enter), look out for the communal public latrine. Every city should have one!

Thank Martin T
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