Ephesus is located in the city of Selcuk in the province of Izmir and is one of the twelve cities of Ionia. This magnificent city was founded in the 6th millennium BC. Founded in BC and is home to many civilizations.
The ancient city of Ephesus flourished under Hellenistic and Roman rule when its population reached 200,000. With its numerous important sights such as the Temple of Artemis, the Library of Celsus, the House of the Virgin Mary and the Cave of the Seven Sleepers, Ephesus takes its visitors on a fascinating journey through time.