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Address: Selcuk 35920, Turkey
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Amazingly beautiful!

It was journey of the ancient time the old structure, the land scape the designs despite being ruin are amazingly beautiful. Who says old times don't have a life?,They are even... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

It was journey of the ancient time the old structure, the land scape the designs despite being ruin are amazingly beautiful. Who says old times don't have a life?,They are even advance in some ways. The grand theater and the library are actually stunning! Although the pit and house of love are a bit weird but they were created with... More 

Thank Shem G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were part of a greek island cruise and took a day trip to Ephesus (no tour, just hopped in a cab). I had been ogling over photos of the Library in Ephesus over pinterest for ages and it was surreal to see it in person. The detail was just incredible, make for an outstanding photo op. Walking the main... More 

Thank Kimberly A
Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Be thrilled by its magnificent facade. Walk in and look outside and imagine how those people picture their own town... Outstanding.

Thank Juan Carlos B
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It'll take you a full morning to see everything properly! But it's a beautiful scenery with so much history! Celsus library got me stunned!!!

Thank Nanucha_Mags
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here initially during my honeymoon and I recall being really impressed. Unfortunately didn't manage to see the many photo's I had taken because of an accident when rewinding the reel and prematurely exposing the film! 22 years later, I finally had all the photo's I wanted and no unfortunate accidents in this digital age. There are many impressive sights... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Entering by the Upper Gate, like peeling back an onion as more formerly buried buildings are progressively unveiled of what was once the largest city in the Eastern Mediterranean - 250,000 people (only 20% has been excavated!). Emerging through the "Hercules Gate", painstaking excavations of 100+ years (thanks Turkey and Austria!) reveal Temples, baths, shophouses, public lavatories - you can... More 

Thank David L
Kettering, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This ancient site is one of the highlights of visiting this area of Turkey. Quite a lot of it has been restored, the most significant (in my opinion) is the ancient library which is the picture you see whenever Ephasus is written about.

Thank Scheissefuergehirn
Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to see what people were capable of creating thousands of years ago, you have to see Ephesus. A breathtaking ancient city, which was discovered and released by meter-thick mud hundred years ago. A must see!!! The onyl annoying thing: you pay 40TL (= € 12) entrance fee to see the open air "museum". And once in, they... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This ancient restored city is beautifully restored and can really be appreciated with a trained guide. We went off season which was really special since there were no crowds. It could be a bit strenous in the hot summer with all the walking and heat.

Thank Winstonthedog
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ephesus has been a complete revelation. I knew that it was supposed to be good but after having seen Pompei and Palmyra and Jareesh I am not easily impressed but Ephesus took my breath away: the size of the city and of the road and going from up the hill down to the "harbour" and discovering everything that is on... More 

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