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Public Latrine

Just off Curetes St., Selcuk, Turkey
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

The Romans were very advanced in terms of plumbing - this has been witnessed at many of their ancient settlements including also at Pompeii and Herculaneum. When you see how advanced they were in those times it makes you wonder what has happened in the...More

Thank Belgo96
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Amazing that they had these thousands of years ago. Well preserved! These were the men's toilets and they would have slaves warm them up for them! Pretty amazing!

Thank lucycan
Reviewed 23 September 2017

this is the place where the people from those days used to go when nature called.they used to wear a white robe and carry a green sponge in their hand.just near the latrine a canal of fresh water passes.the first seat was always in demand...More

Thank dharmishmehta
Reviewed 13 August 2017

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 7 August 2017

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 31 July 2017 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 30 July 2017

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

Thank illini33
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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

Thank Happy2trip
Reviewed 12 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
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