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Ephesus (pron.: /ˈɛfəsəs/; Greek: Ἔφεσος Ephesos; Turkish: Efes) was an ancient Greek city, and later a major Roman city, on the coast of Ionia, near present-day Selçuk, Izmir Province, cruise ship ephesus tours Turkey. It was one of the twelve cities of the Ionian League during the Classical Greek era. cruise ship shore excursions In the Roman period, Ephesus had a population of more than 250,000 in the 1st century BC, which served to make it one of the largest cities in the Mediterranean world.  ephesus day tour

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Istanbul (Turkish: İstanbul) is the largest city in Turkey, constituting the country’s economic, cultural,  ephesus tours from kusadasi  and historical heart. With a population of 13.9 million, the city forms one ephesus tours istanbul of the largest urban agglomerations in Europe and is among the largest cities in the world by population within city limits. Istanbul’s vast area of 5,343 square kilometers (2,063 sq mi) is coterminous with Istanbul Province, of which the city is the administrative capital. ephesus tours kusadasi

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ephesus tours from istanbul Today’s archaeological site lies 3 kilometers southwest of the town of Selçuk, in the Selçuk district of İzmir Province, Turkey. The ruins of Ephesus are a favorite international and local tourist attraction,ephesus tours from izmir partly owing to their easy access from Adnan Menderes Airport.The area surrounding Ephesus was already inhabited during the Neolithic Age (about 6000 BC), as was revealed by the excavations at the nearby hoyuk (artificial mounds known as tells) of Arvalya and Cukurici. ephesus tours from kusadasi

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The city was famed for the Temple of Artemis (completed around 550 BC), one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. ephesus cruise port excursions Emperor Constantine I rebuilt much of the city and erected new public baths. Following the Edict of Thessalonica from emperor Theodosius I, ephesus day tour the temple was destroyed in 401 AD by a mob led by St. John Chrysostom. The town was partially destroyed by an earthquake in 614 AD. The city’s importance as a commercial center declined as the harbor was slowly silted up by the Cayster River (Küçük Menderes).ephesus excursions

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ephesus tours from kusadasi the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus tours from izmir was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and was built around 550 BC, it was about four times the size of the Parthenon. Ephesus was part of the kingdom of Pergamum which Attalus III bequeathed to Rome in 133 BC. Ephesus was the most important Roman city of proconsular Asia. Situated at the mouth of the Cayster River on a gulf of the Aegean sea, it flourished as an important commercial and export centre for Asia. By NT times it had grown to at least 250,000 people (Mounce). Gradually the harbour silted up and is now some miles from the sea. In modern day Turkey Ephesus is known as Efes.ephesus tours from istanbul

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