Ephesus, Turkey

Ephesus, Turkey

Ephesus, Turkey (credit)

#1 in Best Places to Visit in Turkey – Ephesus is one of Turkey’s sacred locations, or at least it was in yesteryears, back when it was the trade center of the ancient world and a religious center of early Christianity.

Ephesus Turkey Attractions

Located in Selcuk, which is a small town 30 kms away from Kusadasi, Ephesus is set along the beautiful Aegean Sea and hosts the infamous Temple of Artemis, both of which are sights that will set your soul on fire. Whereas the Greeks once considered this city holy, the place also holds prominence in Christianity because biblical figures like St. Paul, St. John the Evangelist and the Virgin Mary who’re recorded in the Bible to have played roles here. From her historical and archaeological importance to her modern beauty, Ephesus is a city to reckon with.

Temple of Artemis

Temple of Artemis (credit)

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