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Izmir – Ephesus
Situated in the town of Selcuk in Izmir province, Ephesus is one of the twelve cities of Ionia. Founded in the 6th millennium BC, this magnificent city is home to many civilizations.
The ancient city of Ephesus lived its heyday under the Hellenistic and Roman rule, when its population reached 200,000. With its numerous important sites such as the Temple of Artemis, the Library of Celsus, the House of the Virgin Mary and the Cave of the Seven Sleepers, Ephesus takes its visitors on a mesmerizing journey in time.