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Ephesus and St. Mary's House Day Trip from Izmir
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Ephesus and St. Mary's House Day Trip from Izmir

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Ephesus was once a bustling metropolis, four times the size of the Parthenon and one of the largest seaports of the ancient world. The archaeological park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is now one of Turkey’s top attractions. Get an in-depth look at the mesmerizing ruins on this comprehensive tour, which also includes a stop at the nearby House of the Virgin Mary.
$85.00 per adult
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Рамиль Х wrote a review Nov 2020
Moscow, Russia108 contributions27 helpful votes
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Isa Bey Mosque is a magnificent religious building of the Ottoman culture. Surrounded by palm trees, the walls of the building are decorated with Byzantine columns inside. I recommend visiting the mosque during azan. You shall understand the great size of the mosque from the inside.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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B1714D wrote a review Nov 2020
Belgrade, Serbia8,211 contributions2,166 helpful votes
There are 3 attractions in this part of Selcuk, which could be considered as 2nd grade, as 1st is certainly the Ephesus site. These include the St. John's Basilica, the Selcuk fortress up and this Mosque. The Isa Bey Mosque was built in 14c and has a very nice stone asymmetric architecture. It's on the way to the other two sights and therefore worth a short visit.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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jajavalB wrote a review Feb 2020
Bangkok, Thailand2,486 contributions2,009 helpful votes
It's just an ancient mosque downthe hill of St. John basilica and nearby ruins of temple of Artemis.it 's made of bricks with two minarets , it's just normal but included in UNESCO heritage site of St. John basilica and temple of artemis,which is only one remaining marble column.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Alex wrote a review Feb 2020
Hong Kong, China458 contributions434 helpful votes
An ordinary mosque, nothing special. 1. If you have never been to a mosque, I recommend you to go to this mosque. 2. If yes, I don't really recommend as there are a lot of mosque a lot more beautiful than this not only interior but also exterior. The outside and inside are pretty modest. Nothing special.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Esther H wrote a review Jan 2020
Singapore, Singapore23 contributions4 helpful votes
Lovely place for you to understand more about the ancient architecture. Do remember to stop by the rows of shops outside - they are very friendly sellers and one of the reasons why I fell in love with the people of Turkey!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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