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... in the empty landscape. As Shelley’s sonnet concludes:
And on the pedestal these words appear:
'My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:
Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!'
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
... It is in its original form; no restoration was needed. It was used for Olympic type events, not chariot racing.
The next WOW stop was the "odeon or council chamber", a smaller version of a theater where the city elders met to make decisions. Concerts would also have been held there.
WOW#3 was the Roman bath dedicated to the Roman emperor Hadrian who ruled at that time.
WOW#4 was the ...
... and very enjoyable. Next up was the "carpet presentation" also included in every tour. We hadn't been looking forward to it as we knew it would be a hard sell opportunity. However, we were very pleasantly surprised (again!) to find that - although clearly choreographed and still very much a sales pitch - the presentation was educational and interesting as well. We were served our choice of beverage (we went with Turkish coffee) in a modern, ...
... br> It was amazing to see where Paul preached in the square, to imagine where his tent making shop was and to see the prison he was taken to for his own safety.
The theater is still used today for special occasions, the acoustics were great.
We then went to Selcuk for a buffet meal in a place where 100's of seating was available. We saw the Temple of Artemis, one of the 7 wonders of the ...
... own. I was so excited for my hotel, I had splurged on a place with a pool, as I had a free day after my Ephesus tour and planned to do nothing but sit by the pool. Well. The pool was there, but empty. Lol. Awe shucks. After dropping off my stuff I went to explore the city. I found out that the water was really close to my hotel, so that made up for the empty pool, I would just hang out by the sea instead. Much cooler anyway. :) The next day was my tour to Ephesus. ...
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