The Library of Celsus in Ephesus was built in 117 A.D  as a tomb for Gaius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus, the governor of the province of Asia. The capacity of the library was more than 12,000 scrolls. It was the third richest library in ancient times after the ones in Alexandria and Pergamum.The Library of Celsus in Ephesus, Izmir Province, Turkey

Library of Celsus, Ephesus (Izmir Province, Turkey), AD 117 - tomb for Gaius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus, governor of the province of Asia. Celsus had capacity of more than scrolls: third richest ancient library after Alexandria & Pergamum.

Whirling Dervish, Konya, Turkey.

I think it rocks that Sufis have their own call to God!

Istanbuls Grand Bazaar includes colorful glass mosaics.

Istanbul's Grand Bazaar includes many stores selling brightly colored hanging lights with a teardrop design of colorful glass mosaics.

Istiklal Avenue, Istanbul, Turkey.

Istiklal Avenue, Istanbul, Turkey - Check out the Blue Mosque, it is absolutely gorgeous!

Goreme - Capadoccia region of Turkey

The fact that there is such a thing makes me happy. Fairy Chimneys rock formation nearby Göreme, in Cappadocia, Turkey

The Cappadocia and the Goreme valley  country : Turkey

The Cappadocia and the Goreme valley country : Turkey place : in the middle of the country

Antalya, Turkey

Landmark of Antalya: Yivli Minaret, het witte huis links voor heb ik heerlijk…

Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul is the largest city in the Middle East and contains nearly active mosques. This is a list of three of the most amazing mosques in Istanbul.

Welcome to the Islamic Holly Places: Bursa Grand Mosque (Bursa) Turkey

Welcome to the Islamic Holly Places: Bursa Grand Mosque (Bursa) Turkey

Ephesus, in Turkey, was the seat of Roman government, and is still the archeological showcase of Turkey.  This was the city library.  Ephesus was also home to one of the seven original Christian churches.

Ephesus, an Ancient Greek city, later a major Roman city, on the west coast of Asia Minor. We will stroll past the Celsus library, the Temple Of Hadrian and the Trajan Fountain in the Ancient Ephesus.

The ghost village of Kayakoy - more info here http://turkishtravelblog.com/the-ghost-village-of-kayakoy/

Ghost Village Of Kayakoy Near Fethiye, Turkey : History and Photos

Also known as Levissi, the ghost village of Kayakoy near Fethiye, is a major tourist attraction but its history and path to desertion is even more interesting

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