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Private Tour: Best of Ephesus Tour From Izmir
"You will meet your private guide at your pick up point and start your tour. After driving in your comfortable vehicle you will arrive to Ephesus area. Visit the premiere Greco-Roman City of the ancient world Ephesus. Explore the Temple of HadrianDomitians templeHercules gate famous Celsus Library Great theater and other Roman sites.You will also visit House of the Virgin Mary where it is believed to have spent her last years. On November 29th 2006
From EUR257.00
 
Private Ephesus and The House of Virgin Mary Tour from Izmir
"Your guide will meet you at either Izmir Airport a hotel in Izmir or the Izmir port at the time you request. After pick up you will begin your 1 hour journey to Ephesus.In Ephesus you will see Harbour Street the Great Theater the Marble Street
From $120.00
 
Small-Group Tour to Ephesus From Kusadasi
"One of the main appeals of Kusadasi is its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus the best preserved classical city in the Eastern Mediterranean. Cleopatra Mark Antony the Virgin Mary and John the Apostle once walked its streets. This half-day guided tour from Kusadasi takes you to explore what is unquestionably one of the greatest sites of antiquity.The largest open-air museum in Turkey Ephesus contains more than 30 buildings and structures linked together by streets that still bear the mark of ancient chariot wheels. Your guide will show you the awe inspiring Great Theater where St. Paul preached against the pagans and gladiators once engaged in battle. Walk along Marble Street to the Library of Celsus - the facade of which has been remarkably restored. You will also visit the Temple of Hadrian Roman baths
From $59.00

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a library as funerary monument!

in the ancient cities,necropolis stood always outside city walls (as e.g. in pamukkale).to make the tomb monument possible inside ephesus,they had to change the monument into library!(no sooner said...
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cbeaujean
Nov 14, 2004

Celsus Library

This library is one of the most beautiful structures in Ephesus. It was built in the 2nd century A.D. It was a monumental tomb for Gaius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus who was the governor of the province...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Jan 19, 2009

THE LIBRARY OF CELSUS

This i think is what everybody who visits Ephesus comes to see, its the Library of Celsus. Having seen it for the first time this year i was amazed at the site, the photos does not really give it...
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whitecliff62
Jan 07, 2006

Library for the Roman

In ancient time the Celcus Library is the second largest to the library in Alexandria in Egypt.It was built in the 2nd century by Julius Aquila for his father Celsus Polemaeanus as a monumental tomb....
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fachd
Dec 21, 2007

Library of Celsus

The Library of Celsus is unquestionably the first image that comes to mind when thinking of Ephesus. The Consul of Aquila built the library in 135 A.D. in honor of his father Celsus Polemaeanus. The...
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guell
Aug 02, 2004

The Iconic Image of Ephesus

The most beautiful facade in Ephesus is the Library of Celsius built between 117-135 AD as a tomb and monument for Celsius Polemaeanus the governor of Rome's Asian province between 107-114 AD by his...
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nicolaitan
Dec 04, 2008

THE LIBRARY OF CELSUS

This is one of the top facades of the library which is 2 storys high and mesures 16 meters. The back of the library has been fitted with a concrete and steel support which can stand an earthquake...
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whitecliff62
Jan 07, 2006

The Library of Celsus

The Library of Celsus is considered to be the most spectacular of the many ruins at Ephesus. It was built in the 2nd Century A.D. by Consul Tiberius Julius Aquilus in honour of his father Celsus...
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Paul2001
Jun 25, 2004

Celsus Library

Celsus library is the prominent and most beautiful building on the site of Ephesus. The Library was erected in110 AD by Consul Gaius Julius Aquila for his father Tiberius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus,...
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JLBG
Jan 02, 2009

Celsus Library, the goddess

Man size statues of goddess stand in the four niches of the ground level of Celsus library.First from left (first photo): Arèti, symbol of virtue.Second from left (second photo): Sophia, symbol of...
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JLBG
Jan 02, 2009

Celsus Library

One of the finest structures in Ephesus, the Celsus Library has recently been restored. Raised on a high plinth, the building is approached via a broad flight of steps.It was built by the Consul Gaius...
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TomorrowsAngel
Sep 14, 2003

Efeze - the Celcus Library

One of the four facade monuments !!The statue of Sophia - at the left of the building !The statues were removed during the restauration.On the bottom of each statue you will find some inscriptions - 4...
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Luchonda
Sep 08, 2003
 
 
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"THE WONDER OF EPHESUS"
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"Ephesus - Ancient city"
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"The Inspiring Roman Ruins of Ephesus"
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"Ephesus the open air Museum"
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Isa Bey mosque

After checking many small mosques it was time to check the big one (it’s base is 48 x56 meters). Isa Bey camii is located 350m from the Information Center walking up St Jean Caddesi It’s an...
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Artemision - Temple of Artemis

I took a free map from the Information Center (opposite otogar) and realized that the Artemis Temple that some advertise as part of their daily tour in the area was just 100m away :) As I walked in...
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Terrace Houses

Rising up from the Curetes Street near its end at the Celsus Library is a complex- Terrace House 2 - of some six residential homes. These were homes for very wealthy families dating back to the 1st...
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Virgin Mary’s House

We were told to visit this location on a cruise stop. Upon the 50 minute drive via cab into the mountain to be dropped off to pay $13 a person to get in to look at a house built in 1955 was an insult...
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