Small Group: Best of Ephesus Tour from Kusadasi

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Visit > Ephesus Ruins, Terrace Houses, Virgin Mary House, St John Basilica, Temple of Artemis SKIP-THE-LINE Tickets, Lunch in a local restaurant, Transportation This is a Best Seller Small-Group tour (max 12 people) to Ephesus with an expert local guide. Visit Ancient Ephesus; walk on the ancient roads where Mother Mary, St. John, and St Paul walked, see the monuments among such as Great Theater, Celsus Library, Trajan Fountain, Odeon Temple and more, See Terrace Houses where rich Ephesians used to live, Visit Mary House; where she spent her final days, St. John Basilica; where John wrote his gospel. Learn history about early Christians and Romans from your local guide, take a photo from the best photoshoot points, enjoy typical Turkish food in a local restaurant

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Tour Altinkum Travel

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At:

According to your pick-up time, meet your guide and start your full-day tour.

Duration: 30 minutes

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.

Duration: 1 minutes

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 a total of 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

Stop At: The Basilica of Saint John

3 km away from the ruins of Ephesus a small church was built dedicated to John in 2C AD, Later in 6C AD it was replaced by a huge basilica built by the Emperor Justinian, The impressive ruins are still standing today.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ephesus Terrace Houses

which From the time of Augustus, these dwellings of wealthy Ephesians, were decorated with beautiful frescoes and mosaics. The houses had luxurious bedrooms, bathrooms, and kitchens. Archeologists have been excavating 7 houses owned by the richest Ephesians. These were high ranking officers, governors, and rich trades man.

Duration: 1 hour

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 harbor, it was also the center of trading in antiquity. It was not only a rich commercial city but also the honeymoon place of Mark Anthony and Cleopatra. An impressive city, ıt is also home to one of the Seven wonders of the ancient world, Temple of Artemis. Ephesus is also so 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 the Asia continent, gives you the feeling of a time traveler.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At:

At the end of the tour, return to the original pick-up point.

Duration: 30 minutes
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