"Gate of Hercules" Hercules Gate Tip by Willettsworld

Hercules Gate, Ephesus: 6 reviews and 14 photos


Located towards the end of Curetes Street, this gate was called the Hercules Gate because of the relief of Hercules on it. It was brought from another place in the fourth century AD to its current place, but the relief on it dates back to the second century AD. Only the two side of the columns remain today and the other parts of it have not been found. The relief of the flying Nike in the Domitian Square is thought to also be a part of this gate. The gate narrowed the access to the street, preventing the passage of vehicles.

Address: Ephesus
Directions: top of Curetes street

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Mar 7, 2010
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