Travel Blogs from Ephesus, Turkey

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Efesos, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Efesos

A travel blog entry by thom_rm

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... para recorrer la corta distancia que existe entre Kusadasi y Selçuk que es la ciudad donde esta situada la antigua Efes o Efesos o Ephesus. Es tan importante que la cerveza mas famosa aqui lleva el nombre de Efes Pilsen. Antes de llegar pasamos por lo ...

House of Mary, Efesus, Turkey travel blog

House of Mary

A travel blog entry by nate-n-amy

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This is where the Virgin Mary allegedly was taken by John after the crucifixion of Jesus. It was quite small but set in a gorgeous landscape. When we entered there was a monk praying his beads in the back corner with a couple other women doing the ...

Ephesus and the carpet shop toll, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus and the carpet shop toll

A travel blog entry by willa_andrew

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... the fresh water well are part of a checklist of holy sites for pilgrims. There is still archaeological digs happening in Ephesus.  We could see excavators still digging carefully and mapping out sites around Ephesus.  In the mountains and ...

Izmir, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Izmir

A travel blog entry by zaynahcamp

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Ephesus - where everything old is REALLY old!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus - where everything old is REALLY old!

A travel blog entry by slice_n_dice

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... standards - and there are two amphitheaters - a smaller Odeon and the large theater that could hold up to 25000 people. Ephesus holds special significance for Christians as Paul is known to have lived and preached here and it is a commonly held belief ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by gordon.ye

The magnificant Roman city of Ephesus, the city of biblical fame, was the destination of today's tour. It was the chief city of the Roman province of Asia. The public toilet had marble seats and musicians playing, there was advertisement to a brothel ...

We're Back, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

We're Back

A travel blog entry by earlarnold

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Ephesus, Turkey   "It's like deja-vu, all over again." Yogi Berra   Epheus was an ancient Greek city on the west coast of present day Turkey, three kilometers from Selçuk, Turkey, built 12,000 years ago, in the 10th century BC, on the site ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by jak5

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The ship docked in Kusadasi, Turkey. We toured Ephesus ruins today, an ancient Greek city built in the 10th century BC. Jody says the 17km bus ride to Ephesus was like a combination of Rome, France and Colorado, going thru small towns, seeing a few old ...

Storied Historical Ruins,, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Storied Historical Ruins,

A travel blog entry by painterlaura2

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... in a trance with the stigmataand visions that included the Virgin Mary and Apostle John traveling fromJerusalem to Ephesus. She described Mary's house in detail, which was recorded at her bedside by a writer named Brentano.Emmerich ...

I'm walkin where Paul walked...Ephesus..., Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

I'm walkin where Paul walked...Ephesus...

A travel blog entry by tophersmith2000

Coming ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by 7wa93bxcf

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... which had been a library which was the third largest of the ancient world after Alexandria and Pergamon. The countryside on the drive to Ephesus was quite beautiful with lots of olive trees but I have to say that I didn't feel as if I was in Turkey at ...

Marble, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Marble

A travel blog entry by houseofmonsters

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Today we left Kuşadasi and headed to Ephesus at 8 in the morning. There were a lot of tourists there compared to Bergama. There was a big crowd that we had to get through. We saw the odum (a smaller version of an amphitheater for political meetings ...

Ephèse, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephèse

A travel blog entry by azuronette

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Après Santorin nous rejoignîmes Bodrum (Turquie) qui fut le départ en car d'Ephèse, considérée comme l'une des sept merveilles du monde : vaut le détour! ...

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