popular Turkish resort offers miles of sandy beaches and bazaars
brimming with Turkish goods. From here you can join an excursion
to Ephesus, the showplace of Aegean archeology and one of the
grandest ancient sites in the world. What began as a sacred center
for Artemis became a Roman stronghold under Alexander the Great,
then evolved into a center of Christianity.
along marble paved streets you'll discover one of the world's
premier sites of antiquity. Ephesus, where St. Paul preached, was
a powerful trading port in ancient times and sacred center for the
cult of Artemis. It is also where the Virgin Mary is said to have
spent her last days.
mosques and mosaics daze and amaze. Welcome to Istanbul, a city
whose history remains a testament to some of the most glorious
empires of all time: Constantine, Justinian, Mehmet the Conqueror,
Suleyman the Magnificent - all left their legacies such as the
Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace.