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

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The first known name of the city is Byzantium istanbul package tours  (Greek: Βυζάντιον, Byzántion), originating from the name of the king, Byzas, whose colony founded it around 660 BC. After Constantine the Great made it the new eastern capital istanbul private tours of the Roman Empire in 330 AD, the city became widely known as Constantinopolis (Constantinople), which, as the Latinized form of “Κωνσταντινούπολις” (Konstantinoúpolis), means the “City of Constantine”. istanbul shore tours

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bible tours in turkey The Bible (from Koine Greek τὰ βιβλία, tà biblía, “the books”) is a canonical collection of texts considered sacred in Judaism or Christianity. biblical ephesus tour  Different religious groups include different books within their canons, in different orders, and sometimes divide or combine books, or incorporate additional material into canonical books. Biblical Tours

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ephesus tours from kusadasi There are beaches including the Ladies Beach, the beach at the centrum, the beaches between the Batıhan Hotel and the Nazilli Site, Guzelcamli Town beach and the Dilek Peninsula National Park beach. Agents sell holiday flats and villas.  ephesus tours kusadasi  There are vendors of ice-cream, carpets, leather, and software, and bookshops selling books in English, German, Russian and other languages. ephesus tours kusadasi turkey

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kusadasi private tours ephesus In 2005, the town was the location of a bomb attack causing five casualties, three Turkish nationals, British citizen Helen Bennett and the Irish student Tara Whelan. Kuşadası caters to tourists, travel from kusadasi to ephesus arriving by land, and as the port for cruise ship passengers heading to Ephesus. In a controversial deal in 2003 the previously public-owned port was leased to a private company and renovated to attract luxury cruise liners. The Grand Princess docks here, along with other cruise ships. travel to ephesus from kusadasi

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kusadasi ephesus tours During the Turkish War of Independence  Kuşadası was occupied from 1919-1922 first by Italian (till 1921), then by Greek troops. The Turkish troops won control of the city on September 7, 1922. ephesus tours from kusadasi
Under the Turkish Republic the Greek population was exchanged for Turkish people as part of the Population exchange between Greece and Turkey in 1922. It was a district in Izmir Province until 1954 and become the district of Aydın Province. tours from kusadasi

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kusadasi tours In 1834 the castle and garrison on the island was rebuilt and expanded, becoming the focus of the town, to the extent that people began to tayf tours kusadasi  refer to the whole town as Kuşadası (bird island). However in the 19th century, trade declined in favor of İzmir with the opening of the İzmir-Selçuk-Aydın railway, as Kuşadası had no rail connection. tours from kusadasi

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The name comes from ‘kuş’ (bird) and ‘ada’ (island) as the peninsula has the shape of a bird’s head (as seen from the sea).  kusadasi port tours It was known as Ephesus Neopolis, in greek (Ἔφεσος Νεόπολις) during the Byzantine era, and later as Scala Nova or Scala kusadasi private tours ephesus  Nuova under the Genovese and Venetians. Kuş-Adası was adopted in its place at the beginning of the 20th century. Today, citizens of Kuşadası often shorten the name to Ada.
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The city stands on a bay in the Aegean with the peninsula of Guvercin  kusadasi cruise port excursions Ada sticking out into the sea at one end, and the mountain of Pilav Dağı behind. It is 95 km (59 mi) south of İzmir, the region’s largest metropolitan center. It is 71 km (44 mi) from the provincial seat of Aydın situated inland. Kuşadası has a residential population Kusadasi Day Trips  of 64,359 rising to over half a million during the summer when the large resort fills with tourists (from Turkey itself, northern Europe and the Balkans), plus the hotel staff, bar staff, construction workers, and drivers who are needed to work in the restaurants servicing all these visitors. In addition to the visitors from overseas there is a substantial community of foreigners resident in the area.  kusadasi ephesus tours

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The city’s importance as a commercial center declined as the harbor was slowly silted up by the Cayster River (Küçük Menderes). ephesus shore excursions Ephesus was one of the seven churches of Asia that are cited in the Book of Revelation. ephesus tours The Gospel of John may have been written here. The city was the site of several 5th century Christian Councils, (see Council of Ephesus). It is also the site of a large gladiators’ graveyard. ephesus tours from istanbul

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