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“Amazing site!”

Ancient City of Ephesus
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$50.00*
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Private Half Day Tour of Ephesus
Ranked #2 of 58 things to do in Selcuk
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Reviewed February 1, 2013

The shear magnitude of the site alone is breathtaking, but the fact that it is also so accessible is another. We went with an all day tour that included Ephesus and this was by far the most interesting. They are continually uncovering more of the city and it has been going on for over a hundred years. It was fascinating to see the various stages as we walked the same streets as the Apostle Paul.
I have read about his famous speech in the Grand Theater, but never realized how enormous it was. I can hardly imagine what a crowd of that size was like when incited by his evangelizing...he was truly given his courage by the Lord!

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Reviewed February 1, 2013

This is a bucket list amazing spot. If you take a tour you will have an hour looking at carpets but tea is excellent. However you choose to get here, get here. Only difference on how you get their is cost and number of people. Took a tour from cruise ship and guide was excellent. They even did little reenactment for our group. It was wet so be careful when you walk and be able to walk.

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Reviewed January 31, 2013

this is a phenominal place...just walking along the main street is breathtaking....as you walk the site you see numerous ruins just inches away...unlike many other archaeological sites, you can actually walk amongst the various structures and touch them...some of the most interesting are the library of celsus...it took 4 years to build, and has taken 8 years just to reconstruct the facade....when one walks along the main causeway which used to connect ephesus to the harbor you walk in the footsteps of anthony and cleopatra....as immense as this site is, it is only 10-15% excavated....truly a site to see...

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Reviewed January 28, 2013

Definitely worth the trip. Don't miss the terrace homes! Make sure you either have a guide or (at least) a guide book so you'll know what you are looking at. The scale of the ruins is amazing.

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Reviewed January 27, 2013

Ephesus Terrace Houses,
This tour requires minimum non-stop1,5 hour walking and staircase ascent at the terrace houses. Comfortable shoes, hat and camera are adviced.

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