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Address: Adnan Menderes Bul, Selcuk 35920, Turkey
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Ephesus is really well protected ,amazing historical place. You should see before die.You will see the library and antic theater and impressed too much. But don't go in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Semiramis Ç
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Izmir Province, Turkey

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Izmir Province, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ephesus is really well protected ,amazing historical place. You should see before die.You will see the library and antic theater and impressed too much. But don't go in the summer,spring season is perfect.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great part of turkey! You must visit this. Be sure to not get a tour guide. You have to stick with the group and you won't get the full enjoyment. Read ahead or take a small book with you and you will have all the time to enjoy what it is. If you go in the summer be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We rented a car and went from Izmir to Selcuk to visit this ancient ruins, and we absolutely loved the place and the experience. It takes you back in time! I recommend it to everyone. The place is easilly accesed by car and there is parking space to leave your vehicle outside. It'll take you four or five hours to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

wery nice,beautifull and good for mine cultures minds. We had very good guide,who told us many very interesting old historical stories or fact

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Huntington, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful restoration/reconstruction of the ancient city....the library and the houses (separate admission fee for the houses) are worth the visit. Only downside was the large number of tour buses from cruise ships that arrive every few minutes in the morning. Perhaps the afternoon is quieter. Not much shade, and it does get quite hot.

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Hillarys, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Ephesus while in Turkey and it was an amazing experience. You could feel the history all around. Very well preserved ruins. It took us back in time. Don't miss this if you visit Turkey. John & Gail Laney

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ephesus is huge, Ephesus is beautiful and Ephesus really brings history alive. You have to look at the size of the grand theatre to believe it. And there's a lot of fun stuff to see. Do take an audioguide -- they are really well done and well worth the money and go through every little detail on the guide. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely well-preserved ruins. You feel like you're stepping back in time. Bring sunscreen, and lots of water.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You simply can not overstate the amount of history to take in here. You can imagine Paul and Mary walking where you are walking. It is simply stunning. I did a private car from KUsadasi (Ramo, his # 90 546 636 52 36)) up thru the mountains to Mary's House and then we circled back down to the ruins.... highly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Ephesus on a 2 day excursion from Olu Deniz. Very long journey but worth it! Ephesus is biblical and a must see if in Turkey. There is no shade and exceptional temperatures at the time of year we visited so make sure to take plenty of water and even an umbrella would be well recommended.

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