Travel Blogs from Ephesus, Turkey

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and a day in Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

and a day in Turkey

A travel blog entry by rdawn

Very ...

A City for the Ages, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

A City for the Ages

A travel blog entry by jlovett

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We rode a short distance inland from Kudasi to the acient city of Ephesus. This city is a must see for anyone traveling on the Eastern Coast of ther Aegean. Occupied over XX centuries by Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, Byzantines, and Ottomans, each group left ...

Ephesus - just awesome, Kusadasi, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus - just awesome

A travel blog entry by paulgreco

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... beach in the National Park here, when it felt like about a million degrees. But the real drawcard of this area is Ephesus. In a word, Ephesus is just awesome. It is an ancient city built between 500bc and 200ad and inhabited around 200,000 people, with ...

The House of Mary, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The House of Mary

A travel blog entry by asolotraveler

The Virgin Mary's House After leaving the ruins of Ephesus, I decided that I had enough energy left in me to visit the "house of the Virgin Mary". I started back through the parking lot. I asked around and found out that I could walk it if I wanted to. It ...

So much Turkey it feels like Christmas!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

So much Turkey it feels like Christmas!

A travel blog entry by nickyandian

... to walk. The hostel was very average and despite the description online there was no free breakfast and no transfer to Ephesus. Feeling frustrated we went for a walk around the town which was essentially a huge marketplace. There were tourists everywhere ...

Day 18 - The Ancient City of Ephesus, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Day 18 - The Ancient City of Ephesus

A travel blog entry by wazinturkey_13

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Today was going to be special. Our visit to Ephesus was another exciting milestone in our trip. Visiting a city that dates back to 1st or 2nd BC was difficult to comprehend but we were all looking very forward to it. I have purposely not added too many ...

Ruins of Ephesus, a Meaniningful Place, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ruins of Ephesus, a Meaniningful Place

A travel blog entry by susanhervey

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... his tomb where they also built a church in the 6th century over and around the tomb.  John wrote his gospel in Ephesus.                 Nike is the Greek goddess of ...

Best ruins ever (eat your heart out Greece), Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Best ruins ever (eat your heart out Greece)

A travel blog entry by anneandsteve

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... quite close to Ephesus that is not so well known so doesn't have as many visitors. Maybe called Miletus. The city of Ephesus is surprisingly intact and amazing. I'm sorry to say I wasn't really able to differentiate between the Roman and Greek ...

The biggest surprise of the trip, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The biggest surprise of the trip

A travel blog entry by fdxeng

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All 10 of us on the trip agreed that this was the biggest surprise of the trip. No one expected much from Turkey but we were thrilled by the sites, food and people. I am not sure if I will ever go to Turkey again but I would go back in a heart beat. ...

Ephesus

Ephesus "the City"

A travel blog entry by alienes

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... buildings of Epheses are Celcus Library,Hadrian Temple,Domitian Temple,the Theatre.Still some areas in restoration. As i said,you must see and if you haven't seen yet,get your backpack,camera and come to Turkey to see amazing places like ...

Ephesus, experience the ancient world, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus, experience the ancient world

A travel blog entry by ulka

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Ephesus, a city created by the Ionians in the 11th century B.C. and later expanded by the Romans. Now considered one of the grandest reconstructed sites in the ancient world, and some of the best preserved ruins. Historical figures such as Cleopatra, the ...

Feb 05, 2010, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Feb 05, 2010

A travel blog entry by dejmclean

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Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by ebr916

Ephesus ...

Pamucak, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Pamucak

A travel blog entry by enkorz

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Ephesus: Ephesus it's fantastic. Too many tourists but fantastic. Merye Ana: Spirituality St. Jean tomb Ephesu's Museum: small (it's possible to jump ...

Crazy, Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey travel blog

Crazy

A travel blog entry by gailtrip

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Eeeeekkkkkksssss!!!!!! Too many Turkeys in Turkey that was stressful. Should have taken an excursion out of town instead of bargaining my way through the ...

Efes, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Efes

A travel blog entry by girl_and_plane

From Pamukkale we were going to take a road trip to Çesme. On the way we stopped to Efes (Ephosus). Efes is a 2 km walk through some pretty cool ruins. There is a free shuttle that you could take to the beginning of the 2 kilometer walk. The ...

Ephesus rules!!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus rules!!

A travel blog entry by perl

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... standing, and they are so impressive. Coming from Greece, my standards are pretty high when it comes to ruins and Ephesus was more than satisfactory. The stroll along the ancient market was very enjoyable, great photo opportunities, lots of crowds so ...

Efes or Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Efes or Ephesus

A travel blog entry by syozkaptan

Yesterday we went to Efes or Ephesus.  Very cool acient city.  Efes is only 15% uncovered, I can't imagine what else they're going to find over there, but once they uncover it, it's going to be a place to visit again. Sorry for using canned ...

The Ancient City of Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The Ancient City of Ephesus

A travel blog entry by janehudon

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Kusadasi is a bustling town on the Aegean coast of Turkey near the ancient city of Ephesus and one of the most popular resort towns in the southern Aegean. Our ship docked in Kusadasi and we met our guide Muhmut and boarded our bus for a short drive to ...

Ephesus and the Temple of Artemis, Sulçuk, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus and the Temple of Artemis

A travel blog entry by nattai

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... of scattered marble blocks and columns which require a great deal of imagination to figure out how they might have looked, Ephesus actually looks like a real city. The roads are still preserved in their original (or reconstructed) state, as are many of ...

Exploring Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Exploring Ephesus

A travel blog entry by prairiedropseed

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... 8 Today we visited many more "broken buildings" as Brady noticed in the pictures we've been sending.  We spent the morning at Ephesus - one of the greatest ruined cities in the world.  A Greek city was first built here in 1000 B.C.  The city we saw ...

Legend of the Seas Cruise, part 3 - Turkey!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Legend of the Seas Cruise, part 3 - Turkey!

A travel blog entry by sophevans

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... car park, and everyone piled off into the heat. We tuned in our little headsets and Tuly, our guide, started talking about Ephesus. We spent over an hour walking down through the ruins, fighting for shade and footpath with hundreds of people (there was ...

Apr 07, 2007, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Apr 07, 2007

A travel blog entry by robandjoan

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Ancient ruins, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ancient ruins

A travel blog entry by kiwisinflight

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... and chatted with them. The people in Turkey have truly made this country that bit more enjoyable to travel around! Arriving at Ephesus was quite amazing. Some of the structures are still in good condition while other have been restored or left as is. In ...

One of the Seven Churches of Revelations, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

One of the Seven Churches of Revelations

A travel blog entry by abarnes

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Worth the Vacation, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Worth the Vacation

A travel blog entry by yodasmom1148

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... at how advanced this civilization was with running water and sewage disposals. Our guide was very knowledgeable on the history of Ephesus and showed us many small and interesting things that the larger tours were missing. There are also many Muslim and ...

A 1 liner, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

A 1 liner

A travel blog entry by kwoky86

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It was old!  ...Not so much more to say about this place, beautiful old ruines, amazing and old, enough said! ...

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 ...

Seaside tranquility and Roman wonders, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Seaside tranquility and Roman wonders

A travel blog entry by mpanzer

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...  I definitely have a new insight into my friend. The highlight of this stop was my day tour to Ephesus.  I guess I never really associated Turkey with so much Greek, Roman and Christian history, but this stop definitely set me straight.  We ...

Our guide to the stars!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Our guide to the stars!

A travel blog entry by seasia2011

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... his phone. Olives, cheeses, jams, breads, eggs...I was definitely full and ready for the day! Our first stop wasn't far from Ephesus and was the Basilica of Saint John the Evangelist. It was so cool to see a baptismal pool that still had the stairs in ...

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