Travel Blogs from Ephesus, Turkey

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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 ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by lizconnie

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The ...

Port of Call: Kusadasi, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Port of Call: Kusadasi

A travel blog entry by lauren.warnecke

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... is still embedded in the mountainside; excavations have been going on since the 1970's and will likely continue for decades.  Ephesus was a magnificent city, and hosted Cleopatra and Mark Antony; nearby are the basilica of St. John, where the Virgin ...

I'm ın the cıty where the vırgın mary lıved ..., Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

I'm ın the cıty where the vırgın mary lıved ...

A travel blog entry by dentaylor

I'm ın the cıty where The Vırgın Mary lıved wıth John the Baptıst. Today I saw the ruıns of a cathedral that was erected ın hıs honor ın about 400AD. If ıt were completely reconstructed ıt would be the 7th largest church ın the world. ...

The house of St Mary, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The house of St Mary

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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This is where St John brought Mary. She lived here until her death. The water from the fountains is also rumored to be healing ...

Could You Run That By Me One More Time?, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Could You Run That By Me One More Time?

A travel blog entry by trockie

... long. After that I returned to Ephesus to review it one final time and Doug took a nap. I took a dolomus (commuter bus) to Ephesus and experienced a little local color. The bus/van pulled over to take another passenger aboard, who turned out to be drunk. ...

more ruins, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

more ruins

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

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A short drive from Pamukkale to what is regarded as one of the best preserved Roman classical cities - Ephesus. Stopped for an hour in the town of Selcuk, which is next to the ruins, on the way. Arrived too late to book on a tour for the next day so ...

amazing ruiins, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

amazing ruiins

A travel blog entry by nacrobat

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Overdue pix from the most amazing ruins of Ephesus (pronounced efes). Quick little history on  the city of Ephesus. "It was originally founded by the Carians. Due to its convenient location at the mouth of Cayster, it prospered as one of the most ...

Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Turkey

A travel blog entry by candynall

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... her life after the crucifixion (St. John is buried a mile from there.)  Then we went on to the ruins of Ephesus, a beautifully restored and kept set of ruins.  There were a library, theater, shops, temples, residences, even an ancient bordello ...

Ephesus, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by gravittkiki

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Today I did a full day tour of Ephesus. I went through the ruins of the old town. I also went to the house of the Virgin Mary. We also went to the ruins of Temple of Artemis, which used to be one of the 7 Wonders of the World. After touring all day, I ...

Final day in Greece, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Final day in Greece

A travel blog entry by jgwart

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... there and then headed out. Lots of travel from Subways to airplanes to the Turkish trains (that were a total mystery) finally arriving in Ephesus. As we came in to the little town of Selçuk we saw the old fortress all lit up against a black sky. ...

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