Travel Blogs from Ephesus, Turkey

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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 ...

Kusadasi and Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi and Ephesus

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

Drive to Kuşadası. Dinner and o/n will be at the hotel in ...

Selçuk and Ephesus, Selçuk and Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Selçuk and Ephesus

A travel blog entry by carofoley

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... sea has now receded to 6 km away. This meant that trade declined and the prosperous merchants moved away. The ancient citizens of Ephesus lived a luxurious life with beautiful 2 and 3 storey villas which had central courtyards to let in the light, baths, ...

Ephesus - Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus - Turkey

A travel blog entry by mnasega

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Visiting our Past in Ephesus ! ...

Archaic Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Archaic Turkey

A travel blog entry by tennis_tom

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... basically sat there in complete enthrallment as they spewed out epic quote after epic quote in their thick Long Island drawls.  Ephesus is an extremely well preserved ancient Greek and Roman city. It used to be the location for the Temple of ...

A day in Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

A day in Ephesus

A travel blog entry by arnies

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... ." It really felt like that. Our guide, Babur was a fund of knowledge on Ephesus and the entire history of ancient Turkey. Ephesus boasted a magnificent library and public baths, as well as the Temple of Artemis, which was one of the ancient Seven ...

Mad dog and tree trimming, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Mad dog and tree trimming

A travel blog entry by heathalessleofo

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... ; We have been getting some lovely weather the last few days and the forecast is for it to get better. So tomorrow we visit Ephesus which I am excited about.  And after that we don’t know yet.  The lack of wifi prevented the planning I ...

Sep 25, 2010, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Sep 25, 2010

A travel blog entry by tastetheworld

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The Rocks of Ancient Ephesus!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The Rocks of Ancient Ephesus!

A travel blog entry by rnh

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... BC and, after many competing occupations, came into its major prominence under the control of the Romans around 125 BC. Unfortunately Ephesus had been devastated over the years by a number of major earthquakes. While touring the site it is evident that ...

Bus Trip to Ephesus or Efes, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Bus Trip to Ephesus or Efes

A travel blog entry by lindell

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... the roadside.  At one stage all 25 seats were full and there were about four people standing. Fortunately, only about 30 minutes to Ephesus where the heavens opened as we walked to Ali Baba's House. Met Mr Ali Baba and had a cup of tea with him. He ...

Headed to Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Headed to Ephesus

A travel blog entry by arnies

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... be modest is because of the amount we were charged for flights to and from Izmir, transfers, all meals, day tour to Ephesus and overnight accommodation. Rosanne laughed at my lack of attention to detail, but complimented me on my ability to continue to ...

Ephesus, Home of St. John and the Virgin Mary, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus, Home of St. John and the Virgin Mary

A travel blog entry by cjbishop

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... known as Anatolia and the whole area is what we knew in school as "Asia Minor". End of lesson. Ephesus is probably the must recognized ancient site in Turkey. It is famous for being the location of the Temple of Artemis( completed around 550BC), one of ...

Kusadasi and Ephesus, Kusadasi and Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi and Ephesus

A travel blog entry by saginaw94

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... , it was easy to see how creative man has been for thousands of years. The ruins were quite impressive, and Ephesus is worth a visit if one is in Turkey. Our main complaint was that it was 95+ degrees in the shade. The sunlight made us feel in danger ...

Ruin Siteseeing, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ruin Siteseeing

A travel blog entry by leanne.osborn

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... by mumma (I'm smuggling her home with me) we were collected by our tour guide for a tour of the area. First stop Ephesus - WOW !!!!! Amazing to think these ruins have been here for thousands of years and were once bordered by the sea which has ...

TURKEY - KUSADASI (EPHESUS), KUSADASI (EPHESUS), Turkey travel blog

TURKEY - KUSADASI (EPHESUS)

A travel blog entry by burtonx2

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TURKEY - KUSADASI (EPHESUS) VIEWED THE RUINS OF THE ANCIENT AND NOW UNINHABITED GREEK CITY IN TURKEY OF EPHESUS. THE CITY OF EPHESUS'S HAY DAY WAS FROM 800 BC to 500 BC HOWEVER, IT HAD ANOTHER 700 YEARS - FROM 500 BC to 200 BC AS A VERY ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by nickandnicole

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We went to the ancient city of Ephesus. One of the neatest things about Turkey is the history and culture. The city is very well preserved and renovated, in better condition than the Roman forums in our opinion. Also there were very few roped off sections ...

Ephesus Ancient City & Ephesus Museum, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus Ancient City & Ephesus Museum

A travel blog entry by lindell

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... tourists walking through the city today, which would have been a quiet day. In the afternoon we went to the newly refurbished Ephesus Museum. It was very impressive with its beautiful busts, sculptures, statues and artefacts, but also in the way the works ...

Ephesus, Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus, Turkey

A travel blog entry by tigereye

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Nice to do some historical stuff after Istanbul.  Cool old ...

It's a good day in ancient Ephesus!, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

It's a good day in ancient Ephesus!

A travel blog entry by jazminebattle

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... it! What makes this trip even better is that each passing day we are here our adventures turn out to be more adventurous then expected! Ephesus, Turkey So early this morning my group and I headed off an hour from Izmir to go see and explore the land of ...

Greek urns and Turkish earnings, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Greek urns and Turkish earnings

A travel blog entry by jobloor

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... on a glorious sunny but very cold day. We get a taxi with Steve & Maureen for 20 €  each to take us to Ephesus and wait till we have walked around. The site was VERY quiet a wonderful way to visit.We pay our 20 TL entrance fee and head ...

Part 2, Turkey, Turkey travel blog

Part 2

A travel blog entry by nikkistravels

... and some were carved into houses and churches. Enjoyed a few days here eating yummy food! This was our last major stop in Turkey, apart from a few camps on the way to Iran. One campsite happened to be on a target practicing range for the defence force! ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by evaclapham

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... on time and we proceeded to the ruins of Ephesus where we met our guide who would spend the day explaining the history of Ephesus to us. Our first stop was the house where it is believed the Virgin Mary was brought by John the evangelist to whom Jesus ...

Amphitheater performance!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Amphitheater performance!

A travel blog entry by jazminebattle

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... by their response they loved it! I can not say that I personally know many people who have sang and performed in the Ephesus amphitheater in Turkey. While were singing our Turkish pieces I tried to do what my good friend Skyler told me, "Stop and take ...

From Ephesus to Kusadasi, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

From Ephesus to Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by ruthontravels

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... columns as you made your way downhill past the Temple of Hadrian towards the Library of Celsus built in the second century AD. Ephesus reminded me of Herculaneum and Pompey in Italy but on a much bigger scale. A fascinating place that deserves more time ...

Exploring Ancient Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Exploring Ancient Ephesus

A travel blog entry by finnegan

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... ; We drove to Sirince for a lunch stop and a walk through this rural village. We returned to our hotel in Izmir for dinner. The seven churches in the book of Revelation are Pergamum, Smyrna, Ephesus, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and ...

From Ephesus to Santorini, Part II, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

From Ephesus to Santorini, Part II

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

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Ephesus & Kusadasi; July 1, 2010, Thursday: Our coach ride from Izmir airport towards Ephesus . . . . . . . . . . . . Our lunch stop and visit to carpet cooperative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...

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