Turkey Ephesus

Turkey Ephesus

Ephesus was the second largest city in the Roman Empire with over 250.000 people in the first century BC. Ranking only behind Rome, it was the second largest city in the world. It was a harbor city, built on a fertile land and this giant city was built only with marble.
Ephesus contains the largest collection of Roman ruins in the Eastern-Mediterranean.
The city was famed for the Temple of Artemis, which was completed around 550 BC, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Although Ephesus is not inhabited, it’s still alive. Imagine living 2.000 years ago!