Ephesus Unesco World Heritage
The Ancient city of Ephesus which attracts 3 million visitors each year has been added to Unesco.
Starting from 1869, the excavations have brought out an amazing ancient city, Ephesus. In 2015 Ephesus ancient city is added in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Although the excavations and restorations still continue, there is a marvelous city covering nearly 1600 hectares in Selcuk town, having millions of visitors each year from all around the world.
World Heritage List after 22 years of efforts. It is now officially on the World Heritage List along with 15 other sites in Turkey.
Other Turkish Unesco Sites;
Goreme National Park and Rock Sites of Cappadocia
Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi
Historic sites of Istanbul
Selimiye Mosque and complex
Diyarbakir Fortress and Hevsel Gardens
There are also 60 nominated sites of Turkey in the tentative list of Unesco World Heritage List.