One of the most important cities of the ancient Mediterranean, Greco-Roman antiquity comes to life at Ephesus. This exceptionally well-preserved UNESCO World Heritage Site is still under excavation and is constantly opening new doors to the past.
Ephesus has existed since neolithic times but first became prominent under the ancient Greeks. It was they who built the iconic Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It wasn’t until the Romans moved in, however, that the Ephesus came into real power, becoming the second most important city in the Roman Empire, after Rome, of course.
Walk through the ancient streets where you’ll discover how the Romans spent their days, from temples and bath complexes to the advanced aqueduct system and grand theatre. A visit to Ephesus offers a unique opportunity to learn what life might have once been like at the height of the power of the Roman Empire.
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