Ancient Ephesus Tour from/to Istanbul

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This is a customized full-day small-group tour with an expert local guide. Visit Ancient Ephesus; The best-preserved classical city in the Eastern Mediterranean, Temple of Artemis; was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, House of Virgin Mary where she spent her last days. Airport transfers, Economic class domestic flight tickets, Guided full-day Ephesus tour provided. Do not miss your lifetime experience.

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Stop At: Ancient City of 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. With its giant horbour it was also the center of trading in antiquity. It was not only a rich commercial city but also an impressive city that even Mark Anthony and Cleopatra spent their honeymoon in Ephesus. It is also home to one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, 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

Duration: 2 hour

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

Located 6km to the north of the ruins of Ephesus, a church was built from the 6C AD to the top of the foundations of a house from 1C AD and 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.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Temple of Artemis

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. There were totally 127 ionic columns with a height of 19m. The temple is also considered to be the earliest bank of the ancient world

Duration: 1 hour