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Private Tour: Ephesus and St. Mary's House

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On your way from or to Ephesus, however site largely overgrown

The site has had it's better days. It's mostly overgrown nowadays, so the little there is left of the remains of this wonder of a temple is largely hidden. The restoration of the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Ankara, Turkey
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Ankara, Turkey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

There is nothing to see in there. Even the excavation site was under water by rain when I got there. You can pass by if you're nearby but nothing worth to visit for more than 2 mins.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

whats there to say you have take a minute our respect for anything man made that has lasted this long. Its not much left but its a cool mental exercise to have the family image what was here and how it looked

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Ankara, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The site has had it's better days. It's mostly overgrown nowadays, so the little there is left of the remains of this wonder of a temple is largely hidden. The restoration of the 'one standing column' is not superb. Still it's a place which speaks to the imagination if you love ancient sites and cities and history. It was once... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Not sure how the 7 wonders of the Ancient world were selected , but it is weird when you can't see it.. The story about the temple is great and very "entertaining" but coming to the actual place and see the one column, that is a let down to say the least.. But it must have been great..

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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

While walking through the city of Ephesus, we came to the place where the Temple of Artemis once stood. Thinking of all the people of that day came and went to the temple. I'm grateful to have seen this piece of history.

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

One of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, sadly in 268 AD the Temple was destroyed by the Goths (East Germanic tribe) and only one single column remains. Some of the columns in Hagia Sophia Church in Istanbul originally belonged to the Temple of Artemis and records describe the re-use of several statues from the temple, throughout Constantinople. There's... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

not a lot to see, but what was there was nice to view, a huge column, been there when you could go to column, and when it has rained, and the area is flooded. worse thing as soon as you get off coach, a group of unslightly people practically pounce on you to buy, postcards, they are quite rude, and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

As what the other reviewers have pointed out, only one single column stands which is a bit disappointing. I wouldn't have visited this place except that it was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, Spent only 5 minutes taking pictures at this site.

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Cary, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

If you are a history buff with a rich romantic imagination, this site (one of the true wonders of the ancient world) is sure to captivate you with what might have been... ... if you are not, then you are going to be pretty disappointed... Either way all you are going to see is one single pillar in a stagnant... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The images in the net shows different than the reality. It was not easy to find as the Google maps shows wrongly how to get there. Then once reach there only to see a pillar and some ducks was just bad. The place not even worth visiting.

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