Ephesus City – UNESCO World Heritage site in Turkey Facts

Ephesus a UNESCO World Heritage site was an important trade center of the ancient world

Ephesus located in Kusadasi city in Turkey also called “Kusadasi Port”. Kusadasi is a tourist city behind the coastline of Aegean Seacand also serves as a seaport for Ephesus. Kusadasi city looks so beautiful and attractive while looking from the cruise ship in the harbor. Passengers in the cruise ship can walk to the shops, cafes and get entered in the city can see mosques and traditional houses. Ephesus a UNESCO World Heritage site was an important trade center of the ancient world. The city of Ephesus gets developed during the period of Roman. This city is filled with a lot of historical and archaeological sites which date back to 2000 years ago.

Picture of Beautiful Kusadasi city, Turkey

In 614 AD, Most of the city was destroyed by earthquake disaster. But the ruins of Ephesus have a lot of tourist attractions. Tourists access this city via Adnan Menderes Airport or through a cruise ship port in Kusadasi. Ephesus was an ancient Greek city in Turkey’s in İzmir Province. The city was famous for its nearby Temple of Artemis which was completed in 550 BC. Temple of Artemis is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. 

In this city, you can see the Library of Celsus and an old open-air theatre which is capable of holding 25,000 spectators. Celsus Library contains some of the records of human activity in the early days. At night, this library was lit up with golden lights. The House of Virgin Mary in Ephesus was a small stone structure and where Mary spent her last year of life in this house. This site was visited by thousands of pilgrims from all over the world. After visiting all these historical sites you can make your relaxation in the Ladies Beach. Here you can take coffee and some Turkish seafood.

Picture of Grand Theatre at Ephesus City in Turkey

FAQ’S :

What is ephesus famous for ?

Ephesus City is Famous for its historical and archaeological sites which date back to 2000 years.

Ephesus city facts ?

It is a UNESCO World Heritage site
The City developed during the period of Roman Empire
Port in the city is one of the important trade centers of Ancient world
Ephesus was an ancient greek city
It is famous for its nearby Temple of Artemis (Seven wonders of the world)
It consists of Open hall theatre with the capacity of 25,000 audience at a time
Ephesus City where the “House of Virgin Mary” spent her last years of Life