Excursion to Ephesus

Ephesus - one of the ancient Hellenic city-colonies in Asia Minor, founded in the 11th century BC

Amphitheater of Ephesus, Turkey

The very hilt, which is associated with so many ancient Greek legends and myths, and where there was the very temple of Artemis, burned Gyrostat is now on the territory of Turkey, near the town of Selcuk, about halfway between the cities of Izmir and Kusadasi. Many centuries have passed since the Greeks have left these places. However, those tourists who make a trip to Ephesus, will not spare any of the money spent, not on time. What has been preserved and appears gaze of modern man, truly amazing scale work and the art of performance.

The ancient city of Ephesus, Turkey

The most notable place around Ephesus - Library Tselsusa, two-story facade is decorated with columns and statues and beautifully conveys the original glory of the building. The female figures personify virtue, justice, fate, etc. The main entrance leads to a 9-stupenchetaya ladder. At the end of the corridor is preserved sarcophagus, which was buried Tselsus. The sarcophagus is decorated with relief portraits of Nicky Eros and Medusa.

The ancient city of Ephesus, Turkey

This town for many centuries did not leave the pages of ancient history. In Ephesus, as nowhere else, kept the basic structure of the ancient city, which will make a presentation about the structure of the ancient settlement. Extant ancient facade of the library tselmiusa polinemusa, two of the agora, baths, houses of rich citizens - still amaze with grace and perfection of forms. In Ephesus, spent his last days the Blessed Virgin Mary Mother of God, a house which will examine all who visit this tour.