Best of Ephesus tour from Izmir
- Walk in the ancient streets of Ephesus and see Great Theatre, Celsus Library
- See Virgin Mary House where she spent her final days
- See The Temple of Artemis; one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
- Terrace Houses; witness the houses used by the richest people in the Ancient World
- Visit St. John Basilica, where he wrote his gospel
- Lear history about early Christians and Romans from your expert local guide
- Enjoy Typical Turkish food in a local restaurant
All about the trip
This is a Best Seller Private tour to Ephesus with an expert local guide. Visit Ancient Ephesus; walk on the ancient roads where Mother Mary, St. John and St Paul walked, see the monuments among such as Great Theater, Celsus Library, Trajan Fountain, Odeon Temple and more, See Terrace Houses where rich Ephesians used to live, Visit Mary House; where she spent her final days, St. John Basilica; where John wrote his gospel. Learn history about early Christians and Romans from your local guide, take a photo from the best photoshoot points, enjoy typical Turkish food in a local restaurant. Skip-The-Line ticket provided
According to your Private tour pick-up time meet with your guide and drive to Ephesus, An Archeological treasure, The best-preserved classical city in Eastern Mediterranean. During the 1C AD, Ephesus was the second-largest city on the planet after Rome with more than 250.000 citizens. It was in the center of the known world and played the role of a gateway between the East and the West. It is also home to one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Temple of Artemis. Ephesus is also well preserved that, walking on the ancient streets among the beautiful monuments such as the third largest library of the ancient world or the largest roman theatre on Asia continent, gives you the feeling of a time traveler.
Next; Terrace Houses which From the time of Augustus, these dwellings of wealthy Ephesians, were decorated with beautiful frescoes and mosaics. The houses had luxurious bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchens.
Next; the House of Virgin Mary: it is declared by the church to be the final house where Mary spent her last days. Also, it is believed that the Assumption took place there in the 15th of August. Tour continues on to St John Basilica; 3 km away from the ruins of Ephesus a small church was built dedicated to John in 2C AD, Later in 6C AD it was replaced by a huge basilica built by Emperor Justinian, The impressive ruins are still standing today.
Our last visiting place will be The Temple of Artemis or Artemision was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Its ancient cult dedicated to Artemis was very famous in antiquity and made Ephesus a much-visited pilgrimage place. At the end of the tour drive you back to the departure point.
What is included in the price
- Admission fees to attractions
- Professional licenced tour guide
- Lunch in the local restaurant
- All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
- Transfer service from Izmir Hotels / Airport
- Land transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking vehicle
What is not included in the price
- Beverage with meals (optional)
- Tips to the guide & driver(optional)
- Personal expenses
Please take passport for children at the day of the tour.
Please wear comfortable clothes, hat and shoes. Take your camera (without professional equipment)
There will be roughly 2mile walking during the tour
Clients must be ready at the departure point 15 minutes before the exact pickup time. We ensure your timely return to the port
This activity is organised by Tour Altinkum Travel (Kusadasi Tour), Ikicesmelik Mah. Suleyman Demirel Blv. Melis Apt. B-Blok D:5 5, Kusadasi, 09400, Turkey, +90 256 633 62 78, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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