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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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On to explore the ancient city of Ephesus, entering through the arched Magnesian Gate and beginning a slow downhill walk through the ruins of this Roman provincial centre. Of course there was not enough time to stop and consider each small element of the site, but our guide, Ozzie, highlighted such pivotal sights as the Temple of Hadrian (under reconstruction), the Trajan Fountain, the Celsus Library and the ...
Early morning wake up call... And you call this a holiday!!! Arrived in Turkey !!!! Very fertile valley and clean organised country .... No cigarette butts or grafti or rubbish. !' We now in Asia Minor not Europe We took a bus to Ephesus. Built by the Greeks then occupied by the Romans and abandoned in 7 AD. Despite about 150 years of excavation only 10% of this old city has been excavated. The city was built in the times of Alexander the Great, and once ...
... time catching them lounging on the parts of columns, a pediment, or a piece of marble.
We then headed to the Virgin Mary’s House, about 15 minutes away. Believed to be Mary’s residence after Jesus’ death. Just a small one story brick house, John, the beloved disciple spent his last year’s preaching here and supposedly brought Mary to this area. Emma lit more candles here; I posted a note on a wall covered with petitions. ...
... the fertility goddess Artemis was a focus here, and a temple in her honour (no longer standing) was one of the Seven Wonders of the World, but Ephesus is also known for its connections with Christianity.
Only a fraction of the city has been excavated, as focus in recent years has been more on renovation. What is visible today was once six metres underground, so a ...
... Polemanaenus, which also served as his burial site. It was the third largest library in the Roman Empire, after those in Alexandria and Pergamom.
Our most interesting visit by far was to the Terrace Houses, or what we would call a condo development built on four levels into the side of Mount Koressos. My third photo shows the peristyle of one of its ...