Ephesus Port tour guide

Gymnasium of Ephesus

Gymnasion of Ephesus

The gymnasium was a place where athletes could train for competitions in public games, such as the Olympic Games. Gymnos means naked. Only men were allowed to enter, and train; they did so fully naked. Ephesus had four big gymnasiums and today the best-preserved one is nearby the grand theater....

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Pamukkale Town Nearby Ephesus

This site is exceptional by vurtue of its superlative natural phenomena – warm, heavily mineralized water flowing from springs creating pools and terraces which are visually stunning. It is on this outstanding natural site that Hierapolis, an exceptional example of a Graeco-Roman thermal installation, was established. The Christian monuments of...

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Asklepios of Ephesus

Asclepios of Ephesus

While the healing god Asclepius is not a major player in Greek mythology, he is a pivotal one. Counted as one of the Argonauts, Asclepius came into contact with many of the major Greek heroes. Asclepius was also a causal figure in a drama played out between Apollo, Death, Zeus,...

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Public Baths of Ephesus

Public Baths of Ephesus

There were several baths in Ephesus Ancient City. Today the most visible ones are the ”Basilica Baths” on the upper entrance of Ephesus and ”Scholastica Baths” in the middle of Ephesus. Lower baths are much better preserved than any other baths in the ancient city. Taking a bath was not...

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