The remains of the temple of artemis (one of the seven wonders of the ancient world)
Visiting the believed to be residence of the virgin mary leading up to her death
incredible wall of notes and prayers to mary
at least they're honest
This is the ancient city and archeological site of Ephesus. We couldn't believe the site has only been 10% unearthed. You really get a sense of what it was like 2000 years ago during the glory days of Greece and Rome.
Above is the library of celsus, the most beautiful building in Ephesus. Below is the Gate of Augustus, a monumental arch leading to the Commercial Agora.
Fresh pomegranate juice & mandarin
These are 'Boreks', my favorite turkish food. They are basically cigar shaped rolls filled with cheese and parsley then deep fried...so savory and delicious!
Believed to be the burial site of Saint John the Baptist