What is the history of Pergamon?

Pergamon was such an ancient city in Anatolia, some 25 kilometers from the Aegean Sea in what is now Bergama, Turkey’s Izmir Province. Because it faced the Caicus River Valley (current name Bakrçay), which gave access from Pergamon to the Aegean shore, the city had enormous strategic significance. During the Hellenistic period, Pergamon reached that […]

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Seven Churches

Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea are the Seven Churches of Asia, according to the Book of Revelation. They are in Turkey’s provinces of Izmir, Manisa, and Denizli. Smyrna is in the city of Izmir, and Pergamum is only 2 hours away. Thyatira is an hour’s drive east of Pergamum. The churches of […]

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Ephesus, Virgin Mary & St. John

Ephesus Turkey is the most common place name in search engines. The Ephesus Tour from Izmir allows you to see all of the antique settlements and Selcuk Village’s surroundings. Virgin Mary’s house can be seen from the top of the mountain called ‘Bülbül’ which means Nightingale in Turkish. With its amazing view, the House of […]

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House of Virgin Mary

The House of Virgin Mary History The modern history of the Casa de María begins, in the first half of the 19th century, in the bed of a peasant named Catherine Emmericks, in Germany, on the banks of the Rhine, in the Dülmen region, in Westphalia. She has an incurable disease that has kept her […]

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The House of Virgin Mary

THE FIRST DISCOVERY – The House of Virgin Mary The discovery of Meryem Ana is linked to an episode in the life of the convent. Sister Marie de Mandat Grancey, superior of the Daughters of Charity in charge of the French hospital in Izmir, listening one day at the table reading this passage from the […]

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Visit Ephesus

Visit Ephesus When can we visit Ephesus? In the summer time, we advise you to do it early in the morning because of the heat. In summer in the Aegean region, we see 42 – 43 degrees in certain periods. That is why the gate of Ephesus opens at 08:30 in the morning. We try […]

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Greek Art

Jonias, Achaeus and Dorios, emigrated from Anatolia to Greece and the Greek islands, formed Greek art-related by culture, architecture, painting, sculpture and relief in Anatolia. Architecture Greek cities establish in the high hill called Acropol. The first cities built in Anatolia; Ephesus, Miletos, Priene, Phokaia, Pergamon, Smyrna. In architecture Greek, the most important building this […]

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Turkey Izmir Tour

Turkey Izmir Tour When did we choose our Turkey Izmir Tour? The tourist season generally begins in early April in the Izmir region. The time will be good for prophecy. Generally, we begin to bathe in the sea in the month of May and until the end of September, we continue. We must divide 2 […]

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Excursions to Ephesus From Izmir

Excursions to Ephesus from Izmir How do we do Excursions to Ephesus from Izmir? We started the day early in the morning. On our website (www.izmircityvision.com) we have several opportunities to participate in the Ephesus Tour. If you want to visit the ancient city of Ephesus only, click on this link to get there. We […]

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What country is Ephesus?

What country is Ephesus? Ephesus is in modern Turkey In which country is Ephesus located? Ephesus is in modern Turkey What continent is Ephesus? Ephesus is located in modern Turkey and modern Turkey is located on the European continent and the Asian continent. Ephesus is exactly on the Asian side. When was Ephesus built? According [...]
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