The torch will be used to light the Olympic cauldron at the Maracanã Stadium, Brazil's official Olympic stadium.Military officers unload sacks of sand next to a hole in the ground, right, where a 250-kilogram World War Two bomb was found during excavation works at a gas station, before an operation to defuse it that will take place in Thessaloniki, Greece, February 10, 2017.Thus Ephesus / Kuşadası was not randomly chosen for this Congress.Beyond scientific enrichment at the Congress, the destination will give you opportunities to learn about the rich history of the area and have great fun as well.The population grows to half a million in the summer because it is a very popular vacation and tourist area, providing access to seaside resorts as well as historic sites.
When you first reach the archaeological site at Empuries, at the base of the bay of Roses new north eastern Spain, you are struck by what an incredible setting it is in.
The Ephesians who could afford to build huge ‘Terrace Houses’ had exquisite taste to make their living spaces into art galleries.
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In Greece, the torch will pass through the town of Marathon -- from which the long-distance race event took its name -- and through a camp for migrants and refugees in Athens.
In Brazil, the torch will pass through 500 cities and villages in all Brazilian states.