Travel Blogs from Ephesus, Turkey

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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 ...

Kusadasi  o/nite again coach trip Ephesus ancient, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Kusadasi o/nite again coach trip Ephesus ancient

A travel blog entry by leonie.dowell

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Notes Stayed efe boutique Turkish rugs demo .....silk worms...... Ancient city of Ephesus House of ...

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 ...

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 ...

Episode IV: A New Hope, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Episode IV: A New Hope

A travel blog entry by tristantellier

... me and included me in their caravan. After a few hours of talking to them I learned they were Muslim merchants travelling first to Ephesus and then to Aleppo. All 15 of them are wearing robes and Taqiyahs atop their heads. They told that Taqiyah is a hat ...

Europe 2015 - Cruise Day 8 - Ephesus, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Europe 2015 - Cruise Day 8 - Ephesus

A travel blog entry by meganm83

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We woke up around 8 AM and grabbed breakfast before meeting our tour group. We started with a drive from the port to Ephesus. There were several different groves that we drove by on our way. Our guide told us that Turkey is one of the 7 countries that is ...

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, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by gordon.ye

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The magnificant Roman city of Ephesus, the city of biblical fame, was the destination of today's tour. It was the chief city of the Roman province of Asia. The public toilet had marble seats and musicians playing, there was advertisement to a brothel ...

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. ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by jvrk

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... ships in port, and it was very busy - Celebrity Silhouette, Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas and a Louis Cristal cruise. Everything about Ephesus was great, and we enjoyed the two hours we spent there.  Then it was back to the ship on the ...

Mom's Not Going To Like This!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Mom's Not Going To Like This!

A travel blog entry by al-karen

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... like dead rats. It was very hot with no shade. I'd say about 90f. We went slow and lost the guide for a while. After Ephesus, we went to another church in town where John the Baptist was entombed. Mom sat that one out. Speaking of that, she was ...

May 05, 2012, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

May 05, 2012

A travel blog entry by vamos_pa_ya

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Day Four! Ephesus and Izmir, Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Day Four! Ephesus and Izmir, Turkey

A travel blog entry by timeicher

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... of trade and the location made this city special. After three centuries the city was struggling economically and many left Ephesus for a small villlage called Sirince in the1500s. Ephesus Concert So far this performance was the highlight of the trip so ...

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