Ephesus was an ancient Greek city on the coast of Ionia. The Romans took it over in 129 BCE; it flourished for centuries, but was eventually destroyed by the Goths. It’s considered an important site for Christianity, and some think the Gospel of John may have been written here. One of the largest Roman archaeological sites in the eastern Mediterranean, the ruins today are vast and impressive, making for an awe-inspiring trip. Drag around the video above to explore for yourself.