Travel Blogs from Ephesus, Turkey

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Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by dzasta

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I've come here to see the ruins. Some claim it is the best preserved classical city in the eastern Mediterranian. in its heyday 250000people live here and it was all about Artemis. They built the biggest temple in the world to Artemis here and it became ...

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 ...

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 ...

My return to Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

My return to Ephesus

A travel blog entry by stuart.snyder

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... citizens lived with some very beautiful mosaics in tact.  This has only been uncovered in the last 20 years and most of Ephesus is still buried underground.  Ephesus was once a seaport, but the river silted up and now the port is 7 kilometers ...

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! ...

ruins of Ephesus and Virgin Mary's house, carpet w, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

ruins of Ephesus and Virgin Mary's house, carpet w

A travel blog entry by onions25

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... spin the silk from cocoons. My lovely husband purchased a large carpet and hall runner! we then drove to the HUGE ruins of Ephesus with 40% of the city visible. The stadium was huge and the acoustics excellent with my tour group able to hear my singing ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by harrisg

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... crowd of citizens to fill the theatre and chant against him, in favour of Artemis (the Roman Diana), the traditional patron Godess of Ephesus. I secured a room in Selcuk town for 25 euros from a lady who had come right up to me at the dolmus station. She ...

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 ...

One of the Seven Wonders of the World, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

One of the Seven Wonders of the World

A travel blog entry by pyrosurfer

We arrived here early in the morning from Rhodes, then walked around the site all day, and then caught the overnight bus to ...

Leaving for the cruse, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Leaving for the cruse

A travel blog entry by coastalsailer

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It was raining as we woke up on Saturday morning..having our made our usual cappuccino we set to packing and making ready to get the Cruise line terminal. Grace finished first and headed out to the market to get an extra bottle of wine as we depleted our ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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Heute steht Ephesus auf dem Programm, eine der besterhaltenen  antiken Städte, deren Ursprünge weit vor den Römern liegen. Obwohl wir mit dem Truck bereits um 8 Uhr auf dem Parkplatz sind, stehen schon die ersten Busse dort. Einige von uns starten ...

Kelly's Birthday and a trip to Ephesus, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Kelly's Birthday and a trip to Ephesus

A travel blog entry by knine5

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... ! So for her birthday she had agreed to a road trip to Ephesus. We piled into two cars and headed an hour south of Izmir. Ephesus was built around 10th century B.C. by the Ionian Greeks. The Romans took over and it was a thriving harbor city. Today it ...

Apr 21, 2008, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Apr 21, 2008

A travel blog entry by phoyland

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History overload in Ephesus!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

History overload in Ephesus!

A travel blog entry by aussieitchyfeet

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... about Turkey we had so much enjoyed in the lead up to actually being here. Then it was on to the archaeological site of Ephesus, one of the greatest Greco-Roman cities in Asia Minor. These ruins are genuinely amazing! Highlights were: - The facade of the ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by patrick_viajero

It's mind-boggling sometimes realizing that what you are seeing in front of you is thousands of years old.  It gets me thinking what will the world look like 50, 100, 1000 years from ...

Day 19: Ruins of Ephesus, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Day 19: Ruins of Ephesus

A travel blog entry by 2walkingabout

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Today we visited the most famous of Turkey's ancient sites, also considered to be the best preserved ruins in the Mediterranean. 18% of the city has been excavated over 150 years. The city was founded in the 10th century BC and later became the grand ...

PERFORMANCE - The Great Theater, Ancient Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

PERFORMANCE - The Great Theater, Ancient Ephesus

A travel blog entry by ryder.chris

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The highlight of our walking tour of the ancient city of Ephesus was an “impromptu" performance in the Great Theatre. The opportunity to sing here creates a memory that will never be forgotten. The Great Theatre is an amphitheatre with a capacity of ...

Walking where Paul walked, Ephesus , Turkey travel blog

Walking where Paul walked

A travel blog entry by djreed

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... , we have the opportunity to buy two of his books from him, one of which was just released yesterday in Turkey. His talks have made this time in Ephesus really amazing.    For lunch, we stopped at a cafe owned by Christians called St. John's ...

A slice of Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

A slice of Turkey

A travel blog entry by suzieb2

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Our next port of call was Kusadasi, Turkey , enroute to the ancient city of Ephesus. We signed up for the ship tour so didnt have to negotiate with any turkish taxi drivers and were able to hear about the history of this ancient religious site. Again, it ...

carpet, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

carpet

A travel blog entry by onions25

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Here is my carpet it has a matching runner. We will see it again in 6 ...

The brothel & the Library of Celsus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The brothel & the Library of Celsus

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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As with any city, there appears to have been a brothel here. Also can see the advertisement in the road. The library has the most recognizable remains from the city of ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by hilary_todd

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... was because we have seen a lot of roman ruins now, including the city of Jerash in Jordan which I thought was better. I didn't think Ephesus was as well preserved, and I was hoping to see a lot of beautiful statues here (as the city was dedicated to the ...

Last Wondrous Day in Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Last Wondrous Day in Turkey

A travel blog entry by beverlybrown

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... . So here's what we did yesterday. We flew from Istanbul to Izmir which is on the southwestern coast of Turkey.  We then took a bus to Ephesus.  It is the best-preserved and most extensive (2000 acres) classical Greco-Roman city in Asia.  ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by jkovacs

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... prominence during Roman rule. The Emperor Augustus made it the capital of the province of Asia and it continued to gain power. Ephesus was a large and wealthy city with more than 20,000 in habitats. The Apostle Paul came to preach in Ephesus several ...

Ancient Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ancient Ephesus

A travel blog entry by ryder.chris

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... , and even the toilets. It is difficult to describe the feeling of walking the streets of these ancient ruins, imagining a thriving city. Ephesus was built in the 10th century BC, and had a population of about 50,000 during the Roman period. It is ...

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