Ephesus & Terrace Houses & The House of Virgin Mary MINI Group (Max 10 Guests)

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NO HIDDEN COSTS : All entrance fees are included in the price as well as Professional Licenced English speaking Tour guide, A/C Transportation, Parking fees. Tour program includes : Ephesus , Terrace Houses, The House of Virgin Mary and Artemission Temple.  * Small group ensures personal service * Informative, friendly and professional guide * Small-group tour by minibus * Option with Private Tour for your family

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Small Group (Max. 10 Pax) & Private Tours in Turkey

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At:

Your tour guide will meet you at KUSADASI PORT or at your hotel Lobby with Curio travel sign . ( Meeting time will be given during your confirmation )

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)

We drive around 30 min. to Our first stop is the House of Virgin Mary. The House of Virgin Mary is located on the Aladag Mountains 5 miles away from Ephesus. At the third Ecumenical Council on 431 AD in Ephesus, it was claimed that Mary came to Ephesus with St. John in 37 A.D. and lived there until her death in 48 A.D. After the discovery of the house, the Archbishop of Izmir declared there as a place of pilgrimage in 1892. On July 26, 1967, Pope Paul VI visited this place and prayed there

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus

Continue to our tour with our second stop Ephesus Ancient City. We will start visiting one of the main highlights in Turkey, Ephesus, one of the 12 cities of Ionian League (an ancient Greek district on the western coast of Asia Minor) is located near Izmir. As a port city it was a major departure point for trade routes into Asia Minor. Walk through history along marble streets lined with wonderful public buildings, among them the Baths of Scholastica, the Library of Celsus; it was built in the beginning of the 2nd century A.D. by Gaius Julius Aquila to be a memorial to his father Gaius Julius Celsus Polemanus, the proconsul of Province of Asia. , the Temple of Hadrian and The Grand Theater are two of the most impressive buildings in Ephesus. Grand theatre was built in 3rd century B.C and it was later expanded to 24.000 spectators by the Romans in the 1st century A.D.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Ephesus Terrace Houses

Terrace Houses ( included in Private and Option with Terrace Houses ) is located on skirt of Pion Mountain. There are 6 residential units which were built on three man-made terraces. These houses were settled by wealty citizens of Ephesus. These houses were very fancy decorated with wall frescoes and floor mosaics. There are many steps to ascend from bottom to top.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Temple of Artemis

Our last stop is The Temple of Artemis to take pictures

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Kusadasi Gazi Begendi Park

Pass by Gazi Begendi Park where you have the best view of town

Stop At: Kusadasi

Arrival to Kusadasi. Drop off to Kusadasi port or to your hotel . The end of our services

Duration: 5 minutes
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