Travel Blogs from Ephesus, Turkey

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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 ...

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 ...

Jewellery factory, Leather factory, Ephesus., Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Jewellery factory, Leather factory, Ephesus.

A travel blog entry by adrian-alsop

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... was a little to commercial and contrived with a little bit to much rebuilding! However it is I suppose, good that monuments like Ephesus are at last receiving more protection. My favourite place would still be Pergamum. To our hotel arriving as the sun ...

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 ...

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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Episode V: The Ottomans Strike Back, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Episode V: The Ottomans Strike Back

A travel blog entry by tristantellier

ENTRY#5 Ephesus February 16, 1449 I have finally made it to Ephesus and as I wished my fellow travelers good luck on their journey I headed into the town. I've heard a lot of about this town and the great history it held. Many of the town’s past ...

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 ...

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