Hotel First Class
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... down through the town passing the ancient sites of an ampitheatre, bath houses, a library, a great theatre, concert hall, market square, terrace houses, toilets, etc. A lot of the city is still underground and will probably never be uncovered in an attempt to preserve it. There would have been hundreds of tourists walking through the city today, which would ...
... her more than sixty times. All very interesting. There is a natural spring here that is supposed to have magic powers and so always hoping for small miracles I drank from the holy source! I'm waiting for that miracle what ever form it may take. Next came Ephesus an Ancient Greek city on what was the coast before silting pushed the sea five kilometres away, dating back to 10BC. It was on the major trade route between east and west and very important in its time. The ...
... Probable past visitors include Julius Cesar, Anthony and Cleopatra. Saints John and Paul both lived here and wrote significant parts of the New Testament while in residence. Populations of the past pale in comparison to the throngs of archeological groupies that mob Ephesus these days. I had no idea old rocks could draw such a crowd. Ephesus is Turkey's second most popular tourist attraction, bested only by the historic area of Istanbul. We got here early to ...
... imagining a thriving city.
Ephesus was built in the 10th century BC, and had a population of about 50,000 during the Roman period. It is believed that the Gospel of John was written here. Paul wrote his letter to the Ephesians while in prison in Rome, after living in Ephesus for some time.
As we wander around the ancient city, ending at the Great Theatre for ...
First, right here in Selcuk (sell-chuck), a 5-minute walk behind my pansiyon (B&B) is all that is left of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the incredible Temple of Artemis. Artemis is also known as Diana today. This would be the first of three of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World that I would "see" this week...awesome!
It all began in the 7th century BCE. ...