Aphrodisias was a city located in what is now modern-day Turkey, and was named after the goddess of love and beauty. The temple was built in the 1st century CE and was one of the largest and most significant buildings in the city. It was a grand structure, measuring around 110 meters by 55 meters, and had more than 40 columns standing over 18 meters tall.
The temple was a place of worship for the goddess Aphrodite, and it was also a center for various cultural and social activities. It housed a library, a theater, and various other rooms for public gatherings and events. The temple was one of the most important religious and cultural centers in the region, and it attracted pilgrims and visitors from all over the Mediterranean.
Today, the Temple of Aphrodite is in ruins, but many of its columns and other architectural features still stand, and it remains a popular tourist destination. The city of Aphrodisias is also home to a number of other well-preserved ancient structures, including a stadium, a theater, and a marketplace. The site has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site, and it is recognized as an important archaeological and cultural landmark.