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... scrolls. It was the third richest library in ancient times after the Alexandra and Pergamum. The facade of the library has two storeys, with Corinthian style columns on the ground floor and three entrances to the building. There are three window openings in the upper storey. They used an optical trick that the columns at the sides of the facade are shorter than those at the center, giving the illusion of the building being greater in size. ...
... over time and was finally given to Greece in 1948! So Tash beware you might not be Greek after all! The cruise over is a 20 minute ride on the daily express ferry. All entry/exit requirements have to be signed off for Greece and Turkey for the day .... we get the feeling there's not a lot of love lost between the two countries. After witnessing a number of fighter jets in the sky as we arrive in Meis Island harbour we learn there are weekly dog fights between the two ..... ...
... but he seems pretty cool, if the size of his library building is any indication. There were statues out front with various inscriptions below them. Check them out (and my probably bungled translations) in the photo section. Ephesus is also the location of a famed amphitheater. This location is famed for its size - it can ...
... has been excavated, and it is remarkable. The large facade of the library is world famous as the best known ruin in Turkey, and there is a very interesting exhibition of actual homes showing how a neighbourhood was laid out and how rooms appeared. Many of the best bits of Ephesus are in various museums, including the one in Selcuk.
Unfortunately, the ridiculous number of tourists ...
... before emperor Constantinople moved the capitol to Istanbul. The thing that amazed by about the site is that only 25% has been dug up, imagine what they will find over the next 100 years. The city laid a lot of ground work for today's modern cities. Such things as uptown for governmental buildings and downtown for real pulse of the city all started here. It invented hospitals and the logos still used today for medicine and ambulances (the snake wrapped around the staff). ...
Other places to stay in Ozdere
Cumhuriyet Mahallesi, Ozdere | 5 star hotelfrom $141
Goztepe Mevki, Ozdere | 4 star hotelfrom $183
Cumhuriyet Mahallesi Goksen Sokak 25, Ozdere | 3 star hotelfrom $80
CukuraltI Mahallesi, Ozdere | 5 star hotelfrom $241