West Ada Inn Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kusadasi
... as slaves.
Well, as it happens, Troy is a real place and actually exists on the northern Turkish aegean coast. It started life as a small walled enclosure right back at the very dawn of human history and over the next few thousand years, was followed by nine more cities all built on top the previous one. Troy VII is believed to have been the Troy of legend ads those remains show signs of being incinerated. the walls are massive ...
... the Fountain of Trajan, Temple of Hadrian, and the Library of Celsius - the facade of the library has two-stories, with Corinthian style columns on the ground floor and three entrances to the building. We also saw the Grand Theater where St. Paul preached. The guide said it is one of the largest theaters in antiquity with a capacity of 24,000 seats. Finally, we walked along the Arcadian Way, where Mark Anthony and Cleopatra ...
... of the forum, a tiered seating area for the senate, the privy, hospital, library, red light district, shops, temples and theatre. Take a look at the pictures for a better idea of what we were looking at. :)
It was pretty fantastic to imagine biblical events playing out in this very spot. Ike told the account of the silver smith Demetrius stirring up a riot against Paul (see Acts 19:24 - 41) and pointed to the areas where it took place. So very cool!
When we got ...
... nicely decorated and the bathrooms small but adequate. The outstanding treat is the rooftop restaurant and bar, with expansive views over the illuminated Byzantine fortress, the church of St. John and Roman aqueduct. We are just two blocks from the city centre. From April to September you can look out over the stork’s nests built on artificial posts and on the columns of the aqueduct.
After settling in we decide ...
... be the seemingly well-preserved Library of Celsius, which is the star symbol of all the souvenirs representing Ephesus. I spent about 20 minutes just taking pictures of the structure from various perspectives. Interestingly, I felt like I was in Asia when I was there. Almost 80% of tourists were from either Korea, China or Japan! Other highlights were two intact Roman theaters and the various walk ways. ...
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