Ephesus

Ephesus: The Greatest Open-Air Museum

 

Anatolia has no shortage of the important historical cities. Ephesus is obviously one of them, as it is one of the biggest open-air museums from antiquity that has survived until this date.

 

Discover the Greco-Roman legacy in the city, wandering around the city’s marble streets surrounded by many historical buildings. Along the way you can see some of the most exquisite examples of the ancient Greco-Roman architecture like the Temple of Hadrian, the Fountain of Trajan and Polio, and the splendid Library of Celsus. You can pay a visit to the Grand Amphitheatre of Ephesus where the worshiping practices, theatrical performances and the gladiator fights took place back in the day.

 

You can also have the chance to see the Temple of Artemis that is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

 

To dig in the mysteries of the glorious ancient days, pack your bags and join the adventure.

Top attractions in Ephesus

House of the Virgin Mary

If we were asked to tell the most important names in Christian world, one of the first names comes to mind would be Saint Mary. I mean, she is the mother of Jesus, right? She has a free pass for life.

Temple of Artemis

Caution! You are about the see one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. The Temple of Artemis, located in the Asia Minor in Ephesus, was built as the largest temple of ancient world.

Selcuk

Did you know that one of the biggest open-air museums of the world is located in Anatolia? Selcuk is an ancient city within the boundaries of Izmir province and it is hosting some of the greatest landmarks of the ancient world.

Sirince Village

According to the Mayan calendar, the world was supposed to come to an end on 2012 and there was only one place that would not be affected by the doomsday: Sirince Village.

Kusadasi

A great holiday for most of us has some certain elements like great sea, perfect weather, amazing beaches and mesmerizing nature. This is basically the starter formula of a good holiday. But, what is the place for your dream holiday?

Izmir

Izmir is the third biggest city of Turkey, located along the Aegean shore serenaded by region’s mild weather and amazing views. The city is Izmir, with its ancient name Smyrna, was known to take its name from the Queen of Amazons which is a pretty cool fact.

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