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Ancient City of Ephesus

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was an awe inspiring place. Our tour guide was very well informed and gave us an extensive account of the historical events that took place there. It was a surprise to learn that Turkey was the birthplace of Greek mythology! Parts of the temple...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 462girig
Reviewed yesterday

We took a day trip from Istanbul and it was well worth it! We rented a car at the airport and drove to Ephesus (very easy signs are well marked). We took a guide for 2 hours for $30 starting at the lower gate and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dfbieri
Reviewed yesterday

This is a great place to explore. If you use a wheelchair, as I do, start your explorations at the top of the city. We love history of such places and were planning to spend the whole day to walk up and then back down...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank castlefour
Reviewed 5 days ago

Steeped in ancient Greeko-Roman history Fairly well preserved ruins, which give a decent glimpse into the past The amphitheatre is a nice highlight Great photo ops Recommended to use services of a guide Involves a fair bit of walking TIP: Start the tour from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Shruti G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The kids had fun walking around the place, looking at the snippets of information all over it. Weather was cool in month of November. Beautiful scenery too. not much visitors during the evening hours.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ancient greek city building ruins.. Having nice stroll along the way until reaching the library...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AnisWahab
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were here on a Globus "Greek Escape" tour. It is our second time in Ephesus, having been here in 2011 on a Turkey tour. It was one of the stops of a 3-day cruise. We thoroughly enjoyed revisiting Ephesus again. To...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dragon789wv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

being the largest ancient roman city; Ephesus offers a lot. Amazing streets, huge theater, magnificient library, market places, temples, bath complexes are awaiting the visiters. dont miss the terrace houses, they are the best samples of roman style houses

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank guideturk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Please do not miss this place. Ephesus is a great ancient city and is a must to visit. We considered ourselves lucky to have been there. Amazing!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lalita R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best site in Turkey to visit Ancient Greek and Roman Sites, and the biggest one. No wonder cruise ships stop here, just for the visitors to drop by here.

Date of experience: October 2018
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15 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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16 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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