|# 'Love notes' from the hotel's previous customers. Ramai suka Ahjumma. Memang beliau friendly & super helpful.|
|# Hotel stay came with free breakfast. Hari-hari makan macam ni, confirm aku dapat body retis Kpop.|
|# Took the Pamukkale Turizm bus to Selcuk. Bus fare is TL 30.|
Tips: Those yang overnight di Pamukkale & intend to go to Selcuk the next day, boleh ambil bas dari Pamukkale jak. Ndak payah pi Denizli Otogar TAPI dari Pamukkale bas akan tetap stop di Denizli Otogar.
|# Selcuk Otogari|
|# Naik dolmus dari Otogari to Ephesus Archaeological Site. Fare TL 2.50. Cari sign Efes depan dolmus.|
There are three entrances to Ephesus; but based on my observation dolmus drivers will drop passengers at The Harbor entrance. While tour buses will enter the site via The Magnesian Gate (road to the house of Mother Mary). Kalau turun dari Harbor Entrance, akan jumpa site The Theatre dulu. If turun di Magnesian Gate, akan jumpa Odeon dulu.
|# Deretan kedai before the main entrance (The Harbour Entrance).|
|# Ticket counter at the right side. Entrance fee is TL 30. This time I decided to forgo the audio guide.|
Sila imagine what life must have been here hundred of years ago! Sailors & traders will arrived (picture below) at this street first the moment they entered the port. Pasal tu marble blocks atas jalan ni cantik tersusun; space between each block pun sama rata. And similar to the streets in Hierapolis, the sewage channels ran beneath the marble blocks.
From where I stood to take this picture, there should be gates in the form of monumental arches in front of me. But sadly, what remains now are only ruins. Hilang rupa bentuk. Both sides of the street were shops & galleries. And this was also once a lighted street. Opposite the Harbour Street is the street leading to The Great Theater.
|# The right junction. Leading to the harbour. Yes u read that right. HARBOUR!|
|# The left junction.|
|# Meow yang gebu! Sat idly like a statue in front of the Theater's entrance.|
|# Exercise paha! Sampai Malaysia, ukur lilit paha lessen by 0.001 inch. Sobs.|
|# As seen in this picture, seats are divided into 3 horizontal sections.|
|# Whats left today; a portion of the Sacred Way that will also lead to the Temple of Artemis.|
|# Arch entrance to the Commercial Agora & Temple of Serapis. Principal God of Egypt is called Serapis.|
|# First advertisement in history.|
|# Alhamdulillah! Dreams are made of this!|
|# Considered to be the most beautiful structures in Ephesus.|
|# Statue of Sophia which symbolizes wisdom.|
|# Incredibly detailed cravings; remain to this day.|
|# Manuscripts were kept in cupboards; in niches on the wall.|
|# Celsus's graveyard is beneath this floor. There should be a statue of Athena over it...but I didn't see any Athena nor statue when I was there.|
|# At the right side of the library is the Gate of Mazeus.|
|# That small area depan gate ni was once used as an auditorium.|
|# The other side of the gate.|
|# Walau zaman dulu kala, tengok keadaan pasar ni...sumpah, its super huge!|
|# Taiko Curates Street. Pantau pergerakan tourist dari C.Mainland yang bising berdengung.|