Curetes Street – Ephesus (Selçuk) Overview
It is the most important street in the center of the city. It stretches from the Library of Celsus to the Heracles Gate. On the both sides of the street are the remains of columns, statues, the tops with decorative frieze, inscriptions, a few commercial buildings and residences. Most of the statues, found at Ephesus, are now at the Ephesus Museum. The name of the street was taken from the Curetes, semi-gods in mythology and later the monks at Ephesus. There are many inscriptions about the Curetes in various places in the city. The foremost ones are in the Pantheon.