FOR CRUISERS: Best Seller of Ephesus Private Tour by Locals

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  • Private Tour
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• GUARANTEED ON TIME RETURN TO THE BOAT • SKIP-THE-LINE ENTRANCE TICKETS (OPTIONAL) • FOR CRUISE PASSENGERS • PRIVATE TOUR ONLY FOR YOUR FAMILY, MORE PERSONALIZED SERVICE • LEAD BY LOCAL TOUR GUIDES FOR BETTER INSIGHT • REASONABLE THAN SHORE EXCURSIONS • FULLY CUSTOMIZABLE ACCORDING TO YOUR PREFERENCES . Explore the; EPHESUS ANCIENT CITY, TERRACE HOUSES, BASILICA OF ST. JEAN, AND TEMPLE OF ARTEMİS with our Licensed Local Tour Guides! During your limited time due to your tight Cruise Schedule, we handle everything that you might need! Picking you up from the Cruise Port with A/C Minivan and Local Tour Guide, heading to the Ephesus and exploring the all Highlights surrounding the Ephesus Ancient City! During this hassle-free day trip, you can settle back and relax while our team handles the LOGISTICS, SKIP-THE-LINE ENTRANCE TICKETS, LUNCH, and all others. So, the only thing you need to do is ENJOYING YOUR DAY!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Kusadasi Shore Excursions

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Kusadasi

We meet you at the Cruise Port! Our team will be waiting next to Information Desk at the Exit Gate of Cruise Port by holding a sign which is your name written on it. After booking this tour, please contact our team to agree on your meeting time. Please note that there are several Cruise Ships with different arrival and departure timings. So, you might decide with our team about the best meeting time which is fitting your schedule.

Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus

Ephesus Ruins is the largest open-air museum of Turkey which is dated to the Greek and Roman periods. Inside the Ruins of Ephesus, we explore Senate Building, Ancient Hospital, Domitian Temple, Nike Statue, Hercules Gate, Trajan Fountain, Hadrian Temple, Celsus Library, Grand Theatre of Ephesus and many more...

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Ephesus Terrace Houses

The Terrace Houses complex in Ephesus consists of luxurious residential villas, located on the northern slope of Bülbüldağı Hill, next to Curetes Street and opposite the Temple of Hadrian. So far, two housing complexes - Eastern and Western - have been excavated. They were built according to the Hippodamian plan where the roads transect each other at right angles. The excavation work of the Terrace Houses started in 1960. The restoration of the houses is an ongoing process and every year there is something new to admire there.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Basilica of Saint John

In early A.D, Evangelist St. John lived in the Ephesus in order to spread Christianity and collect more followers to the way of Jesus. And, according to many sources, he died around Ephesus after he returned from exile in Patmos. And, buried on the southern slope of Ayosolug Hill by his students. Roman Emperor Justinian constructed one of the biggest Basilicas of Christianity in the 4th Century A.D over the burial of St. Jean the Evangelist!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Temple of Artemis

Temple of Artemis, also called Artemesium was one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The great temple was built by Croesus, king of Lydia, about 550 BCE and was rebuilt after being burned by a madman named Herostratus in 356 BCE. The Artemesium was famous not only for its great size, over 350 by 180 feet (about 110 by 55 metres), but also for the magnificent works of art that adorned it.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Kusadasi

We will drive through Kusadasi Town and will have a panoramic view while listening the key informations from our Local Tour Guide.

Pass By: Kusadasi Shopping Center

You are able to see local handicrafts and experience local shopping if preferred. You will be also able to collect informations from your Local Tour Guide about: the best traditional handicrafts, best places to go, things to be carrefull, and best tips for hassle free experience...

Pass By: Kusadasi Castle

Also called Pigeon Island! One of the earliest settlements of modern Kusadasi. We will pass by and have an opportunity of seeing it in a distance. It is located very close to the Port, you might be able to have time after your tour if you are interested.

Pass By: Kusadasi

In the end of our tour, we return to the Cruise Port according to your ONBOARD TIME! PLEASE NOTE THAT: There are several Ships with different arrival and departure times. We carefully check all the timings, confirm with the passengers, and coordinate our return time to Cruise Port. OUR TOURS ARE WITH GUARANTEED ON-TIME RETURN TO THE BOAT!
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