51 Photos - Oct 4, 2014
Photo: The road that led from Ephesus to the sea. The sea is a little farther away these days.Photo: This is a famous symbol at Ephesus--it's allegedly pointing the way to the local brothel.Photo: The famous Library of Celsus. With no one around.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: The public bathroomsPhoto: Photo: The sacred way with no tourists. They opened up the park just for us.Photo: Photo: The theater. Not as impressive as Epidauros, but nice. Highly restored because it was mostly destroyed previously.Photo: Photo: Photo: The agora. The agoras are always in shambles.Photo: Photo: This is the tunnel directly onto the stage.Photo: Photo: Photo: Oh, there are the tourists!Photo: This is the museum inside which houses the remains of the private homes they have excavated. It's really cool. Both interesting, and actually shaded (unlike the rest of the site).Photo: Photo: Mosaic floorsPhoto: FrescoesPhoto: Layout of nearly an entire homePhoto: more impressive mosaicsPhoto: mosaics and frescoesPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: NikePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Basilica of St. John and the Ayasuluk fortressPhoto: Photo: All that remains of the Temple of Artemis, another of the 7 wonders of the ancient worldPhoto: Photo: Some Christian stuff. Dunno.Photo: Super cool fortress! Supposedly Apostle John lived out his years and died here. Again, some Christian stuff. Dunno.Photo: Photo: Photo: Turkey looks a lot like parts of California to me.