Travel Blogs from Ephesus, Turkey

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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 ...

Early Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Early Ephesus

A travel blog entry by lindysweb

I used to take friends on "tours" to Ephesus when I lived in Izmir in the late 60's.  It was a little-known but amazing ruin that is now a major tourist destination. ...

Ephesus and Back to Izmir! Day 4, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus and Back to Izmir! Day 4

A travel blog entry by emilyemoore

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... after purchasing a few more things and headed to the next stop which turned out to be another gift shop followed by the Ephesus museum. Then we headed into the ruins of Ephesus. In doing research and watching videos before we left, the ruins look amazing ...

Islamic Music, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Islamic Music

A travel blog entry by ryder.chris

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... presentation to be given during the course of the trip. The first student presentation was given today on the bus ride from Ephesus to Izmir. Presenters were Bennie Ashton, Taylor Campbell, and Will Hundley. A summary of their comments is below, ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by lolfinch

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... of water. It was something we hadn't expected which was nice. The guide seemed nice and funny which was good. When we arrived at Ephesus, we wandered through the ruins. They were pretty intact compared to a lot of the ruins we've seen, that is one of the ...

Ankara to the coast: Bodrum and Lake Bafa, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ankara to the coast: Bodrum and Lake Bafa

A travel blog entry by emilyribick

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... for everyone to have a glass of wine. Michael and I even got invited to stay in someone’s summer home here in Turkey, travel expenses included. Sounds good to me! It was probably the most fun I’ll ever have talking about politics, education, ...

Pamukkale and Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Pamukkale and Ephesus

A travel blog entry by kmnoble

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We are now on another 10hr overnight bus from Ephesus to Istanbul which Michelle is really excited about...at least this time she has her ear plugs and Gravol handy. We have tomorrow to do some last minute souvenir shopping and then we're off to Dubai; ...

Ephesus - uma impressionante visita, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus - uma impressionante visita

A travel blog entry by sergio.viana

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Hoje estivemos nas ruínas de Ephesus (ou Efes), uma antiga cidade greco-romana com uma história impressionante. A visita de hoje foi feita debaixo de um calor abrasador, mas valeu a pena. Deu para ter um pequenino vislumbre do que era viver naquela ...

Great Adventues in Ephesus and Beyond, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Great Adventues in Ephesus and Beyond

A travel blog entry by kamaainakine

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... with a population of 250,000 until Emperor Constantine declared Constantinople (Istanbul) as the new capital. As a result, Ephesus' population, commerce and political hold declined and was eventually abandoned around the 7th century AD. Contrary to what ...

A Pilgrimage, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

A Pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by eastcoastrod

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... cities which needed you to have a vivid imagination, that is, if you didn't already have one. Hidden in the hills above Ephesus, Mother Mary spent her last days before her assumption into Heaven in a small and very simple stone house, befitting what ...

Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Turkey

A travel blog entry by nobaldo

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Tour of Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Tour of Ephesus

A travel blog entry by pme34847

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... and lived the rest of her life here.  The soldier on duty here has no firearms however the soldiers guarding Ephesus had submachine guns.  Interesting difference. We visited the site of the Temple of Artemis.  Only one column remaining ...

Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by benbrydie

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... out in the day All lathered up in sunscreen To skip and hop and play Training into Selcuk For ruins of the ages Ephesus, once bustling Even in the Bible's pages Pillars lining streets and paths Marble slated roads Theatres rising into hills And terraced ...

Is it really an ancient wonder??, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Is it really an ancient wonder??

A travel blog entry by graham_inwood

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Love that History, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Love that History

A travel blog entry by brenda.danny

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... 5 in Turkey currently being excavated, however 2000 such sites are known that have not been touched.Incredible.Austrian archaeologists have been at Ephesus since the 1880s & have only uncovered 15% of the site !! The first part of the tour was really ...

Trapped in Turkey - a Good Trip Gone Wrong, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Trapped in Turkey - a Good Trip Gone Wrong

A travel blog entry by lblack12

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... . We had a great time climbing in the old ruins; welcome to Turkey. You can't swing a dead cat without hitting a ruin in Turkey. We leave Ephesus and head to a little restaurant in the country, where a meal awaits us - it's called lunch, but who knows ...

The foray to western Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The foray to western Turkey

A travel blog entry by lghemphill

... side trip to the countryside, negotiating the bus system from Bursa to Kusadasi and back. We stayed in a charming hotel called the Ephesus Boutique Hotel in Kirazli as the only guests, and arrived on the first night to a roaring fire in our room. ...

A wonder of the Ancient World, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

A wonder of the Ancient World

A travel blog entry by tizwoz

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... the other way but why walk uphill? There are a multitude of stalls at either end selling souvenirs and "genuine" fake watches! Ephesus is a massive well preserved city and it is impressive to walk along the original streets and see the Celsus library (135 ...

Chris Mass Turkey, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Chris Mass Turkey

A travel blog entry by free_range_hen

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... my sweaty sea salted skin, that it was in turkey where I was basted and roasted, and you already know I am stuffed, hoovering up left overs. We arrived at a large camp site right next to a sandy beach, I am looking forward to that tomorrow, plus ...

Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Turkey

A travel blog entry by redmozzie

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Ruınes magnıfıques et beaute nature, Pamukkale et Ephesus , Turkey travel blog

Ruınes magnıfıques et beaute nature

A travel blog entry by lerouxsimard

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... 305;stıc but absolutely pıttoresque sıtes.  Fırst the natural beautıes of the travertıne (carbonate mınerals) and the Hıerapolıs ruıns.  Then on to Ephesus.  Pıctures tell ıt ...

Lot's of Biblical ruins!, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Lot's of Biblical ruins!

A travel blog entry by staggnation

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Day 8 – Kusadasi and Ephesus, Turkey We booked a tour guide and a bus for the four of us and left the boat and got to it, with lots of ancient ruins on our agenda. I didn't realize that Ephesus was at one time the third largest city in the Roman ...

Day 10   Ephesus, Turkey, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

Day 10 Ephesus, Turkey

A travel blog entry by nannaontour2014

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... the Turkish countryside filled with quince, citrus, pomegranate and apricot trees, and views to the lovely coast with ritzy resorts. Ephesus is just mind-blowing! The site is one gigantic ruin of ancient civilisations, built one on top of another, though ...

The Grand Theater, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The Grand Theater

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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The big theater in Ephesus. It could hold about 25,000 people. Not too shabby for that ...

The museum of Ephesus, Ephesus, Turkey travel blog

The museum of Ephesus

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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