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Public Latrine, Selcuk

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#7 of 63 in Historic Sites in Izmir Province
Must see · Ruin · Historic Site
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Built around the 1st century CE, Public Latrine featured upscale facilities, including three marble benches with seats and mosaic floors, where wealthy citizens could visit when nature called. Considered modern for the period, the site used advanced plumbing systems and provided a small pool as well. As toilet paper was not available then, users of the latrine would clean themselves with a moist sponge on a stick. Today you can see the well-preserved remains of this restroom and its 36 toilets, all positioned one next to another in perfect linear fashion. By using our Selcuk route planner, you can arrange your visit to Public Latrine and other attractions in Selcuk.
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  • Tour group concentrated there attention to this feature and totally missed out on other unique features of the town 
    Tour group concentrated there attention to this feature and totally missed out on other unique features of the town  more »
  • It was part of the Ephesus Archeological Site. You will walk to it if you pay attention to every corner. 
    It was part of the Ephesus Archeological Site. You will walk to it if you pay attention to every corner.  more »

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