World Bulletin / News Desk
One million local and foreign tourists visited the Ephesus Ancient City in the first seven months of 2012.
The ancient city earned 4.6 million Turkish liras (TL) from the tourists in the first seven months of the year.
Speaking to the Anadolu Agency (AA), the Director of the Department of Culture and Tourism in the western province of Izmir, Abdulaziz Ediz said that they expected a high rise in the number of tourists visiting the ancient city once connection is made to a seaport in the near future.
The Ephesus Ancient City is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Temporary List.
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