Best of Ephesus Tour From Kusadasi: Temple of Artemis, St John Basilica, Isa Bey Mosque

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  • 8 hr

There are many ways of touring in Ephesus and this tour is for the ones who are deeply interested in archaeology and history lovers. You will not only visit Ephesus but also go back to Roman Period by the help of your highly skilled tour guide. House of Virgin Mary, Ephesus, Ephesus Archeological Museum, Isa Bey Mosque, St. John Basilica, Temple of Artemis (Diana).

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Stop At: Ephesus Museum

Ephesus is an important place in Christian history as it is recognized as the final residence of Mother Mary. During the second half of the first century Christians were heavily persecuted under the Roman rule. According to tradition after the crucifixion of Jesus, St John did bring Mother Mary to Ephesus with him to hide escape persecution. They did spend their last years in Ephesus which was a very prosperous trading city

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Isa Bey Mosque

Isa Bey Mosque

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The House of the Virgin Mary is located 6 kms (3.7mi) from Ephesus and surrounded by pine and olive trees. It is made of stone and looks very small and humble. Outside the house is a "wishing wall" which pilgrims have used by tying their personal intentions on paper or fabric. A water source is also located nearby, believed to have miraculous powers of healing. The shrine was visited by several popes.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Temple of Artemis

temple of artemis

Duration: 30 minutes
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