Kusadasi Port Low-Cost Ephesus: Cultural Tour & Shopping

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  • 7 hr

Our adventure begins as we pick you up from Kusadasi Port, ready to delve into the treasures of Ephesus. Stepping back in time, you'll explore the remarkably preserved ruins of Ephesus Ancient City. our next destination is the House of Virgin Mary. This sacred site is believed to be where the Virgin Mary spent her final years. we'll visit the legendary Artemis Temple. In addition to these historical sites, we've included three additional stops that offer unique cultural experiences. Our first stop takes us to a local pottery workshop, where skilled artisans showcase their craftsmanship. Next, we'll visit a charming Carpet Village, where you can immerse yourself in the world of traditional Turkish carpets. Our final stop will be at a local leather store, where you can explore a wide range of high-quality leather goods. A After a day filled with history and cultural immersion, we'll return to Kusadasi Port,

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Guide of Ephesus

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Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus

Stepping back in time, you'll explore the remarkably preserved ruins of Ephesus Ancient City. Stroll through its ancient streets and marvel at the architectural marvels, including the Library of Celsus, the Grand Theater, and the Temple of Hadrian. As you soak in the rich history of this once-glorious city, our knowledgeable guide will share captivating stories and insights.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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

our next destination is the House of Virgin Mary. This sacred site is believed to be where the Virgin Mary spent her final years. Experience a sense of tranquility as you explore the humble stone house and connect with its spiritual ambiance.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Temple of Artemis

The Temple of Artemis is known as one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. It has been built in the areas of Ephesus on a flat area which has over the centuries turned into a swamp. If you visit Ephesus today, you can only see the ruins of the foundations of this marvelous construction of the Hellenistic Age, entirely made of marble and full of sculptured columns' capitals and shafts. The most beautiful remaining of this temple are today exhibited in the London British Museum.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Odeion

Ephesus Odeion is from 2nd century BC, its used as a theatre, concert hall and parliament of the city.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: State Agora

The agora on the southern part of the Basilica is the State Agora, and was built in the Roman Period in the first century B.C. This agora was used not for commerce but for business, it played an important role as a meeting place for the governmental discussions. During the excavations in the northeast corner of the Agora were found a great number of graves from the 7th-6th centuries B.C and a stone-paved road, and a archaic sarcophagus of terra cotta.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Trajan's Fountain

Built in around 104 C.E, it is one of the finest monuments in Ephesus. It was constructed for the honor of Emperor Trajan, and the statue of Trajan stood in the central niche on the facade overlooking the pool. The pool of the fountain of Trajan was 20x10 meters, surrounded by columns and statues. These statues were Dionysus, Satyr, Aphrodite and the family of the Emperor. They are now presented in Ephesus Museum. The restoration has not been finished yet .

Duration: 10 minutes

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Carpet Weaving Demonstrations: Witness skilled carpet weavers in action as they showcase their craft. Learn about the intricate techniques and patterns used in creating these beautiful carpets. Explore a wide array of carpets on display, ranging from different sizes to intricate designs. Take your time to browse through the collection, compare styles, and find the perfect carpet to suit your taste and preferences. You'll have the opportunity to purchase a genuine Turkish carpet as a unique memento of your visit.

Duration: 1 hour

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Explore a wide range of leather goods on display, including jackets, bags, shoes, accessories, and more. Marvel at the different styles, designs, and quality of leather products available. Take your time to browse through the assortment of leather items and find the perfect piece to suit your style and needs. Whether you're looking for a stylish jacket, a durable bag, or a unique accessory, a leather store offers a variety of options to choose from.

Duration: 1 hour

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Witness skilled potters in action as they demonstrate the process of creating pottery. Observe the shaping, molding, and decorating techniques involved in transforming raw clay into beautiful ceramic pieces. Participate in interactive workshops where you can try your hand at pottery making. Under the guidance of experienced potters, learn basic pottery techniques such as wheel throwing or hand-building. Create your own unique ceramic piece and experience the satisfaction of working with clay.

Duration: 1 hour
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