Quality vacation places to see in Ephesus today? Tire is also known with a special ‘Kofte’ (Meat patty made of beef, lamp…). At a local restaurant enjoy Tire Kofte and also a special cheese desert made out of Lor Cheese (soft, uncured cheese like Ricotta) with black mulberry jam. Tire is also accesible by train from Izmir Basmane Train Station. It takes 1.5 hours with train to go to Tire frmo Izmir through several villages and towns. For travellers who have been to Ephesus and want to know more about Turkish culture Tire`s Tuesday farmers market is definetely worth seeing. Visit to Tire Farmers Market can be combined with a visit to the picturesque town of Birgi. If you have any questions about Tire or if you would like us to design you a private tour to Tire Farmers Market and Birgi Town, please do not hesitate to contact us. See a lot more details on Ephesus Pamukkale Tour From Izmir.
Don’t miss the mammoth library (third largest in the ancient world), the well-preserved theater, the Temple of Hadrian, and the terraced houses complex. The site is huge, so many visitors find hiring a guide allows them to get the most out of their time and understand the site better. The private full-day Ephesus tour is fully customizable, so you can decide how much time you’d like to spend within the ruins and how in-depth your visit will be. You can then choose to add on whichever of the other nearby sites you’d like to explore, from touring the historic monuments of Selçuk to heading out to Meryemana. The tour includes a guide and driver at your disposal for the day and pickup and drop-off from Selçuk, Izmir, or Kuşadası.
This Seljuk-era mosque is a beautiful example of the fine architecture of the 14th century. Its tall outer walls enclose a large arcaded courtyard leading to a double-domed prayer hall. The large columns of black granite used in the structure were recycled from the Roman baths. Above the richly decorated main entrance is an elaborate calligraphic inscription. Dated January 10, 1375, it identifies Ali, son of Mushimish al-Damishki, as the architect. Visitors are welcome to visit the interior outside of prayer times. To gain entry, make sure you are dressed appropriately, with shoulders and knees covered. Female visitors should wear a headscarf.
Even the main foundation year of Ephesus is unknown, most of the sources are claiming that it was founded in 6000 B.C. Ephesus was built for Artemis to show their respect. Ephesus is an Ancient Greek city that is now on the Western side of Turkey, Izmir. In the origins, the city belonged to Greece. Ephesus was also the capital of Hellenic Greece. As Ephesus was in Greece in the past, you may also see Greek culture combined with Turkish culture. Ephesus is a great place to explore if you are into history. Because the city has many historical sightseeing spots. Ephesus would not be a great idea to go to Ephesus for people who enjoy exploring modern places, cafes, and streets.
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Temple of Artemis, is also known as the Temple of Diana. The temple is dedicated to the goddess Artemis was completed in Ephesus around 550 BC. The temple was built entirely from marble. Even if the temple has been used for more than 800, it was never really completed. The architect of the temple, known as Artemisium in Latin, is known as Chersiphron from Greece. When the temple was first built, it was visited by many people from kings to artists, traders, and travelers, and was used as a religious building where they offered their blessings and beliefs to the goddess. There is no entrance fee for the Temple of Artemis. Visiting hours of the temple have been announced from 9 A.M to 7 P.M but as there are any guards in the neighborhood, the hours might be flexible too.