Ephesus

Friday, April 25th, 2008

Ephesus is the best-preserved ancient site in the world. During its long history, which extends back into the third Millennium before Christ, Ephesus one of the most important centers of Antiquity, has always played significant role in science, culture and arts. The prominent role of Ephesus in the Ancient world.

The largest temple of the cult of Artemis (Diana) which developed out of the traditions of the Anatolian Mother Goddess Kybele, is also located in Ephesus. This temple numbers among seven wonders of the world.

Excavation on the superb terrace houses in Ephesus has recently been completed. They now open to the public for the very first time, separate extra admission applies.
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Turkey’s Ephesus Ancient City at the cover of “VISITEUROPE”

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

April 6th, 2008 edition of the magazine put Turkey’s Ephesus ancient city at the cover and praised Istanbul’s cultural and historical riches.

The magazine underlined that Istanbul was the European culture capital in 2010.

New York Culture Attache’s office said the magazine would reach 1 million households and would come out in The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle and Los Angeles Times.

“To Do” List of the Turkey Tourists

Monday, February 25th, 2008

1. Experience splendid sailing on turquoise waters.
2. Feel the warm hospitality of the Turkish people.
3. Swim in the baths of Cleopatra at Haman Cove.
4. See first hand ancient artifacts from Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Empires.
5. Enjoy culinary delights once offered to Sultans.
6. Walk the marble streets of ancient Ephesus.
7. Bask under the gold Mediterranean sun.
8. Bargain for a colorful Turkish carpet as you sip local apple tea.
9. Snorkel over submerged Byzantine towns.
10. Visit a crusader’s castle.

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