Travel Blogs from Ephesus, Turkey

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Selšuk and Ephesus, Selšuk and Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Selšuk 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, ...

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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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 ...

Ephesus - A long time ago, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus - A long time ago

A travel blog entry by mnasega

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This is our second visit to this ancient city.  They keep doing more excavations to uncover more and more treasures in this preserved masterpiece. ...

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, 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! ...

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 ...

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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...

Ephesus - Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus - Turkey

A travel blog entry by mnasega

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Visiting our Past in Ephesus ! ...

Walked the Marble Way again, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Walked the Marble Way again

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

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The Celsus Libary; the main attraction at Ephesus   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   SEP 27: One of the major visits of this journey was to Ephesus, the best-preserved classic Roman city in Asia. Ephesus dates to 1300 ...

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 ...

History and Culture Day 1, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

History and Culture Day 1

A travel blog entry by resiststatusquo

... a rate to take Maya to the kennel and me to the airport. It was a super quick flight from Antalya to Izmir, which is near Ephesus. I planned to just take a regular city bus to Ephesus. First, I needed to get a taxi to get me to the city bus station. I ...

Ruined in Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ruined in Ephesus

A travel blog entry by lynandsteve

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18 May – City of Ephesus ruins at Kusadasi, Turkey Random thoughts.....huge. Ruins cover a large area. Around 250,000 people used to live in the ancient marble city. Back in those days the ocean came up the river mouth to this area but because of ...

July 13, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

July 13

A travel blog entry by edpayton

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... of this ancient city.  But before we made our way to Ephesus we went to St.  Johns Basilica in Selišk (outside Ephesus).  It had been a six domed church that contains the body of John the beloved disciple.  We toured the ruins as our ...

The ancient city and house of the Virgin Mary, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The ancient city and house of the Virgin Mary

A travel blog entry by jev086

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I took a tour to Ephesus and the house of the Virgin Mary. This is one of the holy places for Christianity and Islam alike. Also located here is Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world! Great ...

Beer the True Sign of the Miraculous, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Beer the True Sign of the Miraculous

A travel blog entry by pilgrimthomas

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... ;     Of Ephesus Life and Death     To the Shores         Of Ephesus Strength of Resurrection     To the Shores         Of Ephesus Simplicity of Love ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by adflejoshdan

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... the library of celsus was pretty cool but as far a Roman ruins goes it ain't got nothin' on Pompeii although only 15% of Ephesus has been excavated.Don't get me wrong it was impressive but the word Roman ruins is right it is ruined.They have been slowly ...

Day 5- Ephesus, Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Day 5- Ephesus, Turkey

A travel blog entry by gla29adventures

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Monday, August 26th, 2013 Port of Kusadasi for Ephesus, Turkey Day 5 This self-guided tour thing is way too easy. Jason and I have really gotten the hang of it and expect to hold our first tour leading other cruisers once we get to Rome.  The same ...

From Ephesus to Kusadasi, Ephesus, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

From Ephesus to Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by khoffart

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... the worship of Cybele. King Croesus of Sardis had built a temple to honor the same Anatolian Mother Goddess. Croesus, greedy for Ephesus' wealth, attacked the city around 600 BC. He destroyed the city and moved the people inland to the south, where ...

Ephesus, Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus, Turkey

A travel blog entry by gordon.ye

... Greece, ruled from Athens. 1922 - modern Turkey established, with capital at Ankara. Our family group took the group tour to Ephesus from Izmir, Turkey. I took a similar tour the last time I was here in 2004 and was very impressed. Once we got off ...

Day 10 on Cruise-Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Day 10 on Cruise-Ephesus

A travel blog entry by jeremywchoo

... took around 17 people and it had a tour guide included, only for €20. The tour took us to The Virgin of Mary's house, Ephesus, The Temple of Artemis and a Leather shop. Our first stop was The Virgin of Mary's House. There we saw where John took Mary ...

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