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Ephesus Sightseeing

Ephesus Sightseeing - Izmir
Izmir, third biggest city of Turkey, called Pearl of the Aegean, has been planned in such a way that the chaotic environment of metropolises has been avoided.Izmir is located at the beginning of a long narrow.
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Ephesus Sightseeing - Belevi Mausoleum
Belevi Mausoleum, Situated 29km far from Kusadasi, Belevi Mausoleum is reputed for its being the second largest and highest tomb house of Ancient Anatolia, thought to be belonged to Hellenistic era. The largest and the...
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Ephesus Sightseeing - Selcuk
Selcuk, the 2 km of road from Ephesus to Selcuk pass through spectacular beach and mountain scenery. The pretty town Selcuk is famous with its being a fascinating mixture of all historical periods. The strategic.
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Ephesus Sightseeing Sirince
Sirince, this pretty old Orthodox village, 10 km away from Ephesus and 25 km from Kusadasi, was once Cirkince ("ugly"). Indeed its habitants gave this name on purpose as they did not want to be bothered by by foreigners.
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Ephesus Sightseeing - Didyma
Didyma, is located near the village of Yenihisar (Yoran) near the town of Soke in the province of Aydin in the Aegean region. Here one finds an important sanctuary that housed one of the oracles of Apollo. It was connected to Miletus.
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Ephesus Sightseeing - Ephesus
Ephesus, the most renowned of the ancient towns founded in the Ionian region in Western Anatolia, is located on the south of Izmir Selcuk County. It is considered as one of the most important centers not only in Western.
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Ephesus Sightseeing - Heraklia
Heraklia, A member of Ionian Confederacy, Heraklia, was established on an earlier city called "Latmus" dated back to the 8th century BC. The city took its name from the famous mythological figure, Herakles...
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Ephesus Sightseeing -  Ephesus - Places to see, Heraklia

 

Ephesus Sightseeing - Hierapolis
Hierapolis, was established by King Eumenes 2 and was given the name of "Hiera" in the honour of the wife of Telephos, the legendary establisher of the ancient Pergamum. Hierapolis was visited frequently by the people from the....
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Ephesus Sightseeing - Isabey Mosque
Isabey Mosque is one of the most delicate examples of Seljukian architecture, situated below the basilica of Saint John. The mosque was built by the master Syrian architecture Ali son of Mushimish al -Damishki, between the years....
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Ephesus Sightseeing - Magnesia
Magnesia, The known history of Magnesia (ad Meandrum) dates back to the 11th century BC, by Aeolians from Thessaly. Due to the great influence of the Ion Cities around the region, the city of Magnesia....
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Ephesus Sightseeing - Miletos
Miletos, The origins and earliest history of Milets are still a subject of controversy. The name "Milawanda" that occurs in Hittite texts may well refer to Miletus. The excavations undertaken so far have reached as far as the Bronze Age.
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Ephesus Sightseeing - Pergamum
Pergamum, After the death of Alexander the Great, one of his generals who is called Lysimachus chose Pergamum as the depository for his wealth. He placed nine thousand talents of gold in Pergamum....
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Ephesus Sightseeing - Priene
Priene, The first establishments in Priene go back till 2000 BC. According to ancient documents, these first settlers were the Banians who mixed with the Ionians. In the Archaic period, the city's location may have been.
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Ephesus Sightseeing - Saint John
Saint John, It is believed that the evangelist St. John had spent his last years in the region around Ephesus and buried in the southern slope of Ayosolug Hill. Three hundred years after the death of Saint Paul, a small chapel was....
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Ephesus Sightseeing - Sardis
Sardis, The ancient city is situated in Manisa Salihli, in the territory of ancient Lydia, at the foot of Tmolus Mountains, 72km away from Izmir and 162km away from Kusadasi on Izmir-Ankara highway where evidence has been found of human .
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Ephesus Sightseeing - Selcuk Castle
Seljuk Castle, The well preserved Byzantine castle stands on the hill of Ayasuluk during 1500 years. As the castle was located at significant point it was rebuilt and expanded in the Seljukian and Ottoman eras. The main entrance....
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Ephesus Sightseeing - Seven Sleepers
Seven Sleepers, Located on the northern slopes of Mount Pion, near Ephesus, The Grotto of Seven Sleepers has been discovered by both Christians and Moslems with a growing interest. According to the Christian legend seven ....
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Ephesus Sightseeing - Temple of Artemis
Temple of Artemis, The temple of Artemision is known as one of the Seven Wonders of the Antic world. It has been built in the areas of Ephesus on a flat area which has over the centuries turned into a swamp. Today one can only....
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Ephesus Sightseeing - Virgin Mary
Virgin Mary, Located on the top of the "Bulbul" mountain 9 km ahead of Ephesus, the shrine of Virgin Mary enjoys a marvelous atmosphere hidden in the green. It is the place where Mary may have spent her last days. Indeed, she may have.
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