Travel Blogs from Ephesus, Turkey

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Painted houses, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Painted houses

A travel blog entry by laceys.log

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... ; Then it was back to the ship after what we all agreed was an excellent day and I think surpassed our original visits to Ephesus, probably because of the painted terraces, we are all so pleased to have seen them.   We met for drinks later on ...

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 ...

Saving the best for last!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Saving the best for last!

A travel blog entry by margogoes

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... and stadiums.  We were about to visit our second UNESCO World Heritage site in one week and the most impressive!  Ephesus was once a seaside city, but 2000 years later you must travel about 30 minutes from Kusadasi to the ruins.  The ...

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 ...

Small Town Boy Hits the Big City, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Small Town Boy Hits the Big City

A travel blog entry by brookskeith

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... ; BONUS BLOG QUESTION OF THE DAY WITH HINTS AS REQUESTED PREVIOUSLY:  I purposely omitted one significant scriptural citation involving Ephesus, and it's a big one.  Where is it, and what happens in this Ephesian episode.  Perhaps some ...

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 ...

Personal Notes from Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Personal Notes from Ephesus

A travel blog entry by brookskeith

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... Ephesian harbor silted up due to the Meander River changing its wandering course. Reading the sign in the kiosks outside of the Ephesus site exit:  GENUINE FAKE JEWELRY SOLD HERE.  An honest merchant at last. Realizing much, much too late that ...

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 ...

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 ...

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