Travel Blogs from Ephesus, Turkey

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A city of Marble, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

A city of Marble

A travel blog entry by gmscholz

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... on the Mediterranean at Ephesus and also visit the House of Virgin Mary. Firstly a Greek city, and then later a major Roman city, Ephesus had a population of more than 250,000 in the 1st century BC. The city was famed for the Temple of Artemis (completed ...

Tour to Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Tour to Ephesus

A travel blog entry by elaineloh

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... in an exotic beach resort with stalls set up to sign up "conference participants interested in sight-seeing". Finally, we arrived at Ephesus. The guide (who spoke surprisingly good English) left us to roam the few shops close to the entrance of the ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by milver

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... . This library is the third greatest in Roman history. The first was in Alexandria, the second in Pergamum, and the third in Ephesus. It could hold approximately 25,000 scrolls. Then, Milo and I opted to pay more in order to enter the terrace houses ...

Oh Mozzies do like to be beside the Sea Side, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Oh Mozzies do like to be beside the Sea Side

A travel blog entry by nikijaine

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We had a very long truck day as we had to get the ferry and then stop at Troy before getting to the campsite near Ephesus. .  At Troy we opted for the guide and he was very knowledgeable, and for some reason had a leaf tucked into the nose piece of ...

9th Day of the Cruise, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

9th Day of the Cruise

A travel blog entry by marymichael84

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... to firstly go the the Virgin Mary’s last resting place…then to the oldest remaining ancient city and best preserved …Ephesus… The first trip from the ship to the Virgin Mary’s chapel only took about 30 minutes and it was a ...

Turkey - Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Turkey - Ephesus

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... parking place there were at least 30 buses and many private minibuses and cars. The archeological site of Ephesus definitely belongs to the must-sees in Turkey. Originally we didn´t intend to visit Ephesus and we basically change our mind at the very ...

Loos and Libraries, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Loos and Libraries

A travel blog entry by jill-cam

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... the architecture really interesting though. Cameron keeps noticing things like drainage systems and doorways. Meanwhile I was picking a bush tick off a stray Ephesus kitten.   And so ends another day in the busy life of Cameron and ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by oneluckygirl

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 The third day of our cruise, we stopped in Izmir, Turkey. We did an excursion that involved going to Ephesus and the Virgin Mary's house. Ephesus is a beautiful site of ruins, and it is one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World. Everything was ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by seanandjeannie

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... that both Paul and John stopped here during their trips throughout the region.  Paul wrote I Corinthians while staying in Ephesus, and later wrote Ephesians to the residents.   Because the history of the place is so layered and ...

Ephus Continued, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephus Continued

A travel blog entry by d-nomad

Day 14 of Trip 1. Roman Ruins at Ephus (Best preserved ruins in the east) 2. House/Tomb of the Virgin Mary (Hardest Hike of my ...

Mediterrean Cruise- Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Mediterrean Cruise- Ephesus

A travel blog entry by mooreblond04

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9/20/2005 Ephesus, Turkey This stop was definitely my favorite. We were able to walk around the ruins of the ancient city of Ephesus. Throughout the whole city you can see the evidence of both Greek and Roman control. The buildings were used again ...

Izmir, Ephesus, Priene, Miletus, and Didyma, Izmir, Ephesus, Priene, Miletus, and Didyma, Turkey travel blog

Izmir, Ephesus, Priene, Miletus, and Didyma

A travel blog entry by jaredwall

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... the Ephesus Botique. Situated in a little out-of-the-way village about twenty minutes from Kusadasi, Selcuk, or Ephesus (twenty minutes from everywhere, I might say), the Ephesus Botique was a cold, expensive accomodation that I will never visit ...

Seljuk: Ancient City, Seljuk, Turkey travel blog

Seljuk: Ancient City

A travel blog entry by triskele

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... . They use the same techniques that they used 500 years ago. It was beautiful. After this, we were given a choice to see the Ephesus Museum or the Virgin Mary's House. I chose the Virgin Mary's house. It is where John took Mary after Jesus died and he ...

Ephesus, Mary's Home, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus, Mary's Home

A travel blog entry by wlj3

After an amazing time of walking the ancient runes of Ephesus and the runes of St. John's Basicilca, we had a relaxing lunch in the ballroom of a resort hotel. Then we drove up a mountain hillside to a place known as Mary's House. It is thought to be the ...

History kicking and screaming, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

History kicking and screaming

A travel blog entry by smyth

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... in the world.  As our Lonely Planet guide says, "History isn't just brought to life here, it's kicking and screaming." Ephesus may well be the best preserved classical city in the Eastern Mediterranean.  It is THE place to get a feel for ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by shandst

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Today was one of the highlights of Turkey. Ephesus is an amazing ancient ...

Ephesus - The Ancient Greek Settlement, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus - The Ancient Greek Settlement

A travel blog entry by laytonandjana

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... through to see Ephesus. Ephesus was an ancient city of Anatolia during the classical Greek period dating back to 10th century B.C. Ephesus hosted one of the seven churches of Asia that is referenced in Revelations in the Bible, and may be where the ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by sarahanddoug

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Ephesus coming ...

Day 3 of  the Turkey Experience, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Day 3 of the Turkey Experience

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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... 7am got ready for breakfast and then returned to my hotel room, packed my day bag and jumped on the bus for a day trip to Ephesus. On the way we went to a leather factory and had a little fashion parade of the products including two people from ...

Ephesus, Turkey, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus, Turkey

A travel blog entry by jhdicicco

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... warm. We were lucky today to have a sea breeze with us most of the day which helped keep the temperature bearable.  In Ephesus we saw the Magnesia Gate, Odeon, the Fountain of Trajan, Temple of Hadrian, and the Library of Celsius - the facade ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by weixiao

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A bit of history. Great to have ...

The ancient city of Ephesus, Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The ancient city of Ephesus, Turkey

A travel blog entry by friendtheworld

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We docked in Izmir, Turkey & then took a bus to the amazing Roman ruins of Ephesus.  The grandiose streets of marble showed how fabulous this city once was.  It's pretty incredible to think about the amount of work & thought that went ...

Ancient Wonders, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ancient Wonders

A travel blog entry by dangabesisaak

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... other such artıfacts from the sıte) before callıng ıt a day.    I wouldn`t doubt ıf Ephesus was the hıghlıght of our tıme ın Turkey.  It has been such an amazıng day and has made every sıngle mınute of our preparatıon ...

busy busy busy and hot, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

busy busy busy and hot

A travel blog entry by europeantour13

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This is surely the busiest spot in Turkey around 3000 there at the same time, as they all come off the cruise ships. The Roman ruins are some of the best preserved as you can ...

Ancient Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ancient Ephesus

A travel blog entry by akbar

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Checked out the ancient Roman city of Ephesus - oldest preserved Roman ruins anywhere (according to local Turkish information). Truly stellar ruins in Turkey's 2nd most popular tourist destination (after ...

Ephesus, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by georgeheap

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Today we started our day at the amazing Ephesus. This was much more spectacular than the other two sites we had seen so far. There was so much restored for us to see including the third largest ancient library (and the best preserved.) It was so huge and ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by la-vie-de-suz

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After breakfast at the hotel there will be a morning tour of Ephesus. This is the best preserved and the most often visited of all sites in Turkey. It is dedicated to Artemis who is the virgin goddess of chase. The visits will continue with the House of ...

Ephesus, Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus, Turkey

A travel blog entry by littlelalonde

Write ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by allieadventures

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... BC. However propel such as Alexander the Great, the Ionians, Romans, and eventually Christians all lived their. As I entered Ephesus from the upper gate I was greeted by the Varium Baths. It was custom To wash oneself of any harmful things ...

Ephesians I and II, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesians I and II

A travel blog entry by billnpat

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... to make our own coffee and lunch. The weather continues to be sunny here… better than yesterday's cloud and cold wind. Ephesus really is an amazing place, not only because of its size and quality of remains, but because of its mind-boggling ...

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