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Ephesus is one of the greatest ruined cities in the western world. A Greek city was first built heree in about 1000 BC and it soon rose to fame as a centre for the worship of Cybele, the Anatolian Mother Goddess. The city we see today was founded in the 4th century BC by Alexander the Great’s successor, Lysimachus. But it was under the Romans that Ephesus became the chief port on the Aegean. Most of the surviving structures date from this period. As the harbour silted up the city declined, but played an important role in the spread of Christianity. Two great Councils of the early Church were held here in AD 431 and 449. It is said that the Virgin Mary spent her last days nearby and that St John the Evangelist came from the island of Patmos to look after her. Ephesus Turkey : Turkey Travel Ephesus Tour Packages Turkey Travel arranges Turkey Tour packages include Ephesus. Ephesus day tours with private guide or small group from Kusadasi Port. Turkey Ephesus Tours.

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