Here at Travel Booking Turkey, we have been serving professionally as a provider of the touring needs of our clients from accomodation to transportation, guidance and even more, thanks to well experienced and seasoned team and support of Imperial Travel Turkey which was established almost three decades ago in the historical peninsula of İstanbul. Besides providing seperate services on demand, we create highly customized Turkey Tours for you to have the most fun and hassle-free trip in the country without concerning about the destinations and the booking phase of your trip. Our blog posts are also at your disposal to give you the most useful and relevant information and travel tips regarding your travel plan in Turkey. For that purpose, in today’s article, we will be gladly informing you about the biggest and the most visited ancient settlement in Turkey: The Great City of Ephesus.
Ephesus is a legendary ancient settlement situated at the western part of Turkey, in İzmir province. It was built in the 10th century BC and flourished after it was controlled by Romans in 190 BC and was one of the four largest cities of Roman empire. The city gained its fame thanks to the nearby Temple of Artemis which is considered to be one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Today, it is one of the major travel highlights of Turkey mainly due to the fact that ruins of the city has been preserved in an amazingly intact form and its easy access from Kusadası harbour and İzmir city. It has been visited over 2 million people each year and the ruins that are visible are only %12 of excavations. %88 are still under earth, waiting to be explored. Terrace Houses within Ephesus Open Air Museum can be seen today by visitors as an on going excavation site with an extra fee. Library of Celsus is the main attraction in the site thanks to its splendour look and is considered to be the symbol of Ephesus today. The Great Theatre is another attraction which is the largest theatre in Anatolia with the capacity of 25.OOO.
The Great City of Ephesus is a very popular destination included in almost every Turkey Tour packages and it deserves that popularity for sure. Travel Booking Turkey by Imperial Travel Turkey was created seperate and a vast number of combined tours for you included the Great City of Ephesus together with other worth-seeing destinations such as Cappadocia, Pamukkale and the like. Our 2 Days Ephesus Pamukkale Tour is one of our best selling packages, giving you the chance to spend your restricted time in Turkey with historical and natural marvels. Of course, this is that all. Click here for the best combined Ephesus tour packages and please do not hesisate to drop us an e mail for any kind of questions and requests. Travel Booking Turkey by Imperial Travel Turkey is at your disposal with its well-experienced travel experts to meet all your expectations and needs!