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Ruins of Ephesus, Turkey..... It was one of the largest cities in the Mediterranean world. Ephesus was one of the seven churches of Asia that are cited in the Book of Revelation.The Gospel of John may have been written here.The city was the site of several 5th century Christian Councils, (see Council of Ephesus). It is also the site of a large gladiators' graveyard.
Kusadasi means "bird island" in the Turkish language. It is very popular for its turquoise warm waters, for its nice beaches and its marina with large charter yacht capacity. Behind Kusadasi is located Ephesus where thousands of tourists come every year and make land tours in the area to visit the archeological sites. One can enjoy the fine dining in the town of Kusadasi, taste the delicious cuisine and find very reasonable priced restaurants. The Turkish cuisine is distinguished and very famous
The Heracles Gate at the begining of Curetes Street , showing Heracles wrapped in a Nemea Lion skin. Probably made in the 2nc century A.D. and moved to Ephesus in the 5th century A.D. Ephesus Archaeological Site, Anatolia, Turkey. | Photos Gallery