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Ancient City of Ephesus

Address: Adnan Menderes Bul, Selcuk 35920, Turkey
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Ranked #1 of 42 Attractions in Selcuk
Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Cultural
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Cultural
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

Come to Ephesus at least once in your life to imagine how ancient people would have lived. Especially if you are a history buff. Not going to spoil it for you by going into details. Take a guided tour if you stay in izmir or kusadasi but if you stay in selcuk, you don't need the transport to get there,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

Once a thriving seaport of over 350,000, Ephesus all but disappeared as delta of the nearby river and the geotechnical activity have placed its docks kilometers inland from the current Mediterranean shore at Kusadasi, Turkey. Our tour began at the uphill and farthest point of the Roman main cobblestone street through the government sections, along the rich terraced penthouses, past... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

They history and wonders of this place make for a terrific day out. I went as part of an organized tour and the guide was fantastic and very qualified. The group was small and we enjoyed the time there. You could feel the place come alive and imagine how it must have been to live there at that time. Beautiful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Lots of history and lots of cats. If you're allergic definitely stay away otherwise enjoy the fantastic tours!

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

I was so surprised at all the pretty landscape when I arrived by cruise to Kudasai and during our commute to the ancient city of Ephesus. Old world ruins are one of my favorite type of atractions. The ancient city of Ephesus did not disappoint. The rocky "roads", the fig trees, the ruins, the old pictures, the roads dented by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Very few people in Dec, but weather very warm. Great sunshine. Very well protected ruins. 100% recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

We spent two nights in Izmir and visit the Ancient city of Ephesus. The city is truly awesome with the history of roman and the great Alexander. The entire city took approximate 3 hours to completely visit. Tips to bring umbrella with you if u find it cloudy as there were no where for you to hide if it's rain.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

I live in Rome, so I've seen a lot of ruins. After awhile, they all look the same. I was skeptical about making the effort and going to the expense to see more, but our cruise ship was stopping at the port near Ephesus and I figured, "Why Not?" I'm so glad that I went to Ephesus! We booked a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Nothing can prepare you for the sheer scale and wonder of Ephesus. It's not for nothing that it is a World Heritage Site. You can envisage daily life here and all the comings and goings of the inhabitants- get there as it opens so that you can have time to take it all in before the hordes of tour groups... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

We have just returned from a trip to the Aegean coast booked through RSD Travel. We were very concerned at the start as the cost was so low, approx £140 for return flights, bed and breakfast coach travel to all sites included, as well as 4* accomodation in each resort. We paid extra to include full board and a round... More 

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