Private Ephesus Tours from Izmir
Tour Guide Denizhan in Ephesus
Izmir, is located at the western part of Turkey. It is the 3rd largest city of Turkey having population over 3 milion people. The largest export port of Turkey. Known as Smyrna in the ancient times. First settlement dates back to 3000 BC. Since the modern settlement was made on top of the old one there is not much to be seen in downtown Izmir. Highlight of the area is Ephesus. Ephesus is located 50 miles south of Izmir, an hour drive.
Ephesus, was one of the 4 major cities of the ancient world having population over 200.000 people. Selected as the capital of Asia Province of Roman Empire by the nephew of Julius Galius Ceasar known as Augustus, named as Octavius. Served as a capital untill Constantine ordered the expansion of another city located 400 miles north of Ephesus. He named this city as Constatinopolis and selected this city as the new capital. Ephesus today, considered as one of the most well preserved
ancient cities of the world.
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