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Ancient City of Ephesus

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Selcuk 35920, Turkey
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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

Thank edmsgt
Reviewed 2 days 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

Thank Exploration779087
Reviewed 3 days 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.

Thank MaulikJ20
Reviewed 3 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 6 days 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..

Thank AshimW3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the biggest ancient city ruins of Rome! It’s beautiful and magnificent, if you love Rome style, than you can’t miss it! It’s not difficult to come here on your own, you could take metro to Selcuk and then took the mini bus to...More

Thank Compass816882
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Ephesus today and lost my GoPro camera. If anyone found it, please let me know! Ephesus itself was great (wear sensible shoes though as lots of walking/climbing steps involved). The staff were very helpful regarding the lost camera but no-one had handed it...More

Thank KatyLPhillips
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on an organised tour to Ephesus - it is quite incredible and you need at least two hours to walk through from the top gate to the bottom. Our guide was very knowledgeable and it is incredible to think they have only excavated...More

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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 C7489TVahmeta | 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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25 December 2017|
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Response from Nancy W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think you would. I had to have Achilles tendon surgery only two weeks after this tour, and I was successfully able to walk there. It’s a bit tough, but if this a once in in a lifetime deal, I think you should go for... More
3 December 2016|
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Response from MertU25 | Reviewed this property |
I recommend you not to go there directly and take a guide who tries to be guide of the random people. I can recommend you to book a guided tour from jollytur or even on tripadvisor !
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