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Temple of Artemis turns into swamp due to neglect

The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus (Selçuk district of İzmir ) has turned into a swamp because of neglect and a lack of interest by authorities. The temple, which is among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and on the UNESCO Cultural Heritage List, draws millions of tourists each year. The temple, which was visited by tourists who come to…