Travel Blogs from Ephesus, Turkey

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

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 ...

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 SeliÁk (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 ...

Ephesus, Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus, Turkey

A travel blog entry by gordon.ye

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... 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 ...

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 ...

Ephesos, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesos

A travel blog entry by bubbles48463

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I think I walked more today than I have all the previous days of this week combined. My legs are tired, but I'm still feeling pretty good and am looking forward to getting out of the city again tomorrow. It was good to stay close today since I was ...

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 ...

Unlikely Tails - Pamukkale and Ephesus in a day, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Unlikely Tails - Pamukkale and Ephesus in a day

A travel blog entry by ahokieabroad

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... , it sounded very possible to take an overnight bus to Denizli (for Pamukkale), then a bus over to Selçuk (for Ephesus), and then another overnight bus back to Istanbul. We researched online, talked to travel agents, pleaded with bus companies, and ...

Turkey is

Turkey is "ruining" my life!

A travel blog entry by robin512

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Ephesus Ruins...a little information and a lot of photos! Ephesus is the best preserved classical city in the Mediterranean. Greco Roman times are depicted here in the 18% unearthed city. It was also where the Apostles John and Paul lived and ...

Virgin Mary House, Meryemana, Turkey travel blog

Virgin Mary House

A travel blog entry by turkishdelight

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Izmir, Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Izmir, Turkey

A travel blog entry by stephen.glenda

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... . I soon found out that their price was a little steep and never sent in a credit card for confirmation. I then booked with Ephesus Shuttle which was significantly cheaper and had good ratings on cruise critic. Oops!!!Our guide was Melissa and she was ...

A one day side trip, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

A one day side trip

A travel blog entry by psychcnsf

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... the days are filled with fun adventures. On Sunday we took a one day excursion to Epheus, (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ephesus)  an ancient Roman City that is fairly well preserved, all things considered. Much of the statues, sarcophagi, ...

Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Turkey

A travel blog entry by mnbeal

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The most famous of the ancient cities Ephesus. In its time it was the city of marble, had about 250000people living inside and outside of the city. It had everything a city would need. This is also the place where St. John caused quite a stir with his ...

Turkey, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Turkey

A travel blog entry by sue936

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... Temple of Artemis at Didema. The magnitude of the building was amazing. We had lunch in a "theme park" before making our way to Ephesus. As mum would say, we spent the day looking at old rocks. We saw the ancient toilets, where men would sit side by side ...

Amazing Ruins, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Amazing Ruins

A travel blog entry by asolotraveler

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After a few days of rain with the power off, I decided that I would go to the Ancient City of Ephesus. Luckily the day turned out sunny and bright. I had my breakfast, showered and headed out across the park and into the bus station to catch the little ...

Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Turkey

A travel blog entry by cmdy2nite

While visiting Turkey I really enjoyed the historic ruins..Simply amazing.  But, it was not one of my favorite stops on the journey.  But I do feel very fortunate to say I have been able to ...

Flying Carpets and Apple Tea, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Flying Carpets and Apple Tea

A travel blog entry by vagabond07

... once a port city, but now the ancient city is a short drive inland, surrounded by salty marshes where nothing grows.  I think Ephesus was probably my favorite Roman city that we have visited.  We saw an odeon and a theater.  The odeon was ...

Ephesus, home of many cats, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus, home of many cats

A travel blog entry by drmom

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... seat over 25,000 people. Near this is the gymnasium. There also is a Temple of Hadrian, the Roman Emperor. After exploring Ephesus, we rode back to Kusadasi, the port city nearby. The countryside is very green...not what I expected to see in ...

Cats and ruins, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Cats and ruins

A travel blog entry by beanblossom

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... new at this, and she could barely speak English clearly. But she managed to give us lots of good info as we drove to Ephesus. Turkey is a huge agricultural producer for Europe. We saw peaches, cotton, olive,  horse, sheep, corn, greenhouses, tobacco, ...

History Lesson, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

History Lesson

A travel blog entry by zehratours

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Another day exploring ...

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