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An engraved foot in stone points the way to this peristyle house that was used as a brothel. It is thought that a passageway once existed from the library next door, allowing patrons a secret entrance to the bordello.
It's not an attraction and probably is not what the guides tell you it is. It's certainly not a brothel. But it's what people like to hear to make the site a little titillating. And I'm sure there were plenty of brothels around at the...More
In Las Vegas cards are passed out everywhere along the strip. In Ancient days they carved marks along the street to point the way. Here just past the library was a foot etched in the stone to point the way to the brothel across from...More
There was a brothel in Ephesus apparently, like there was in Pompeii. However, the sign that people are referring to as the 'advertising sign in the pavement' is just a very small carving in a stone on the pathway within Ephesus - it isn't even...More
Opposite the library is the Brothel or the Love House. Husbands used to tell their wives that they want to go the library, and then they turn there. It was official, and only a marble stone shows the direction to there.
Like the "Latrine" this is just another part of Ephesus, and really doesn't need a separate entry on Trip Advisor. It's interesting historically since it's near the main entry of the harbor and advertises to visitors where they can find the "houses of pleasure"