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Ancient City of Ephesus

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Selcuk 35920, Turkey
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hi friends this place is really amazing, unbelievable.. I have been couple of times in this place and every time I enjoyed it.. I will suggest to go ephesus in spring or autumn but definitely not in summer its very hot than you will not...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went there on a pilgrimage with a group of catholics discovering places where St Paul preached. After walking quickly with 76 other people, tour guides, and my 85 year old mother I wanted immediately to return on my own. It is as well preserved...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

History comes alive in Ephesus-Turkey where each step you take is like walking into antiquity a must visit place on every tour of Turkey!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were with Gate1 Travel on the Celestyal Crystal, It was the last day of a 7 day island cruise. I can only say, they saved the best for last. I have visited very many sites on our travels including Pompei and this was by...More

2  Thank edmsgt
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my second visit. The first time was with a cruise shore excursion. So turned off being herded by tour guide amid the crowd. Came on a land group tour this time. There are 40 people in the group! So the 4 of us...More

1  Thank Exploration779087
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One shd not miss this amazing place The remains of d Roman era is well preserved. The history behind told to us beautifully by our guide It’s a great place to visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It gave me the impression that it is a hybrid of an archeology site and a Disneyland illusion. Remnants of a once great city stacked in with a lack of any order to give an illusion of the once great city. OK for tourist that...More

Thank peter l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be careful if you're going downhill, especially if the ground is wet. We had a few in our group slip and fall. Very historic and beautiful area.

Thank Rafael F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a return visit for me, and the place still holds me in fascination - the sheer size & construction of this city is simply stunning. And as a cat lover, I have to recommend taking treats with you.. they’re everywhere!

Thank 635robw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ruins are not as great as all the reviews suggest...very little is left standing...just the facade of library and the ampitheatre..not worth the expensive entry fees or the crowds you have to brave..

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16 August 2018|
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Response from Shilpa V | Reviewed this property |
It is better to reach Izmir. And stay at selcuk. You can take a day trip to Ephesus. If you are disabled, i advise you to visit at a very slow pace. Please note that the surface is very rough and make sure your walking aid... More
2 August 2018|
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Response from ahmetakindil | Reviewed this property |
It’s better to rent from Kusadasi. It’s just 18 km like half an hour ride
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17 March 2018|
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Response from 152andreap | Reviewed this property |
Hello and sorry for delay. I would not say “easily” as the roads are quite disconnected and there are stairs and obstacles. But in my opinion do not miss it for this reason...
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