03/07/2013 13:15 | By Jess Edwards, lifestyle editor, MSN Travel
Avoiding Egypt: alternative holiday destinations

Alternatives to Egypt: Ephesus, Turkey



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Ephesus in Turkey is not short of historical ruins either, having once belonged to the ancient Greek and Roman empires respectively. The library of Celsus is a particularly popular tourist attraction, built in honour of a Roman Senator Celsus and completed in AD 145, in order to hold scripts and later serve as Celsus' tomb.

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