Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk

See the ruins of the Greek Ancient City of Ephesus, home to the famous Temple of Artemis, named one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. This city was built in the 10th century BCE by Attic and Ionian Greek colonists and came under Roman rule in 129 BCE, when it flourished as one of the largest cities in the Empire. Explore this ancient archeological site entirely on foot, marvel at the spectacular facade of its library, and enjoy the proximity to other tourist attractions. Put Ancient City of Ephesus on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Selcuk trip planner.
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  • of all the sites that I was able to visit while in Turkey, this has to be the most impressive, a few of these sites are small or at best medium-sized, but this one site is massive and some of the...  more »
  • Without my local friend, I'm not sure I'd find the way to the bus stop for Efes from Selçuk train station. The bus was very cheap, something like 4 liras one way, and takes about 10-20 minutes. Efes....  more »
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