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Ancient City of Ephesus

Selcuk 35920, Turkey
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“terrace houses” (495 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Selcuk 35920, Turkey
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Reviewed December 7, 2014

We decided to visit Ephesus (known as Efes locally, like the beer) in the off season on the 7th December on our own. Catch a dolmus (local mini-bus) from Kusadasi Central at the corner of Adnan Menderes Blv and Candan Tarhan Blv. This will set...More

1  Thank HeMan83
Reviewed December 7, 2014

The ruins at Ephesus are amazing. They are in incredible, well documented and with the right guide can be fascinating. The terrace houses in particular are worth seeing, but again a well informed guide is essential. However, it takes every bit of concentration to understand...More

1  Thank SFworldtraveller
Reviewed December 7, 2014

WOW!!! We were really looking forward to touring Ephesus and we were NOT disappointed. It was overwhelmingly awesome! We meandered with our guide from the top, and then he took us to the are where we looked over the top down toward the Library of...More

1  Thank stfnia
Reviewed December 7, 2014

History and Christian roots really stunning architecture and sense of something spectacular. must view and couple with a trip to Pamucalae

Thank OlwenL
Reviewed December 6, 2014

We visited this site while on a cruise and even with the crowds, it was an absolutely amazing visit. With the glistening white marble everywhere, the restored column-lined streets and the impressive library front it was easy to imagine life in this grand city. I...More

1  Thank MotherofYoung3
Reviewed December 6, 2014

I guess you generally go to Selcuk to go to Efes, so it's enough said. Even my fiancee that generally doesn't like "piles of rocks" enjoyed it as it is much better conserved than most of the ruins around. You really get a feeling for...More

Thank Remi M
Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is a place which has a lot of History behind it.Located in the modern Izimir Province,thr ruins of Ephesus attract a lot of International Tourists.In Bible Ephesus is mentioned as the living place of Paul in AD 52-54 period.7 churches of Asia and Christian...More

Thank mottyy
Reviewed December 6, 2014

I've visited a lot of Roman ruins during the last 20 years and Ephesus is one of the most amazing, It takes hours to explore because the city is so extensive. They now also have some of the housing areas excavated which you can view...More

Thank stellab b
Reviewed December 5, 2014

This place is worth a visit and do make sure you have a knowledgeable guide to explain about everything along the way. Good walking shoes and a camera is very important here as there is a lot to see and you can expect taking beautiful...More

1  Thank Angel_Wong93
Reviewed December 5, 2014

One should start visit from top to down .This will be less tiring. Get a bottle of water and you will find no WC inside.

Thank Hafiz R
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Where can I book a tour from home for Ephesus? Thank you
December 3, 2016|
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Response from Mert U | Reviewed this property |
I recommend you not to go there directly and take a guide who tries to be guide of the random people. I can recommend you to book a guided tour from jollytur or even on tripadvisor !
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I need a private big boat and rental car in kusadasi for doing my wedding photography..anybody can help me?
August 19, 2016|
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Response from moki786 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about the boat, but you can actually book a rental car online. Do a google search and you will find many rental offers.
Any nice beaches near by ?
August 17, 2016|
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Response from David_F1206 | Reviewed this property |
You have a full resort in Kusadasi which is 30 min away
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