Private Tour 4-B : Biblical Ephesus with Terrace Houses and Bible Oriented Guide

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Private Tour 4-B : Biblical Ephesus - House of Virgin Mary - Basilica of St John - Artemis Temple Tour - NO HIDDEN COSTS. Our tour includes ENTRANCE FEES, Bible Oriented Private Professional Licenced Tour guide, A/C transportations, Pick up and drop off, - You will decide on departure time. - Our tour guide will meet you at the port with your name sign. - Our professional tour guide and A/C vehicle will be with you from arrival till departure. - Our professional guide will be with you in the sites. - You will have flexibilty to spend how much time you want in each site - You do not have to wait for other group members. - You will have a chance to make stops to have pictues during the tour. - Our Private tour rates are more reasonable than cruise shore tours. - You will have several alternatives to taste famous Turkish Delicious foods, if you want to have lunch during your trip

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Ephesus Shuttle Private & Small Group Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At:

Your private guide will meet you at Kusadasi port or hotel with a sign written “Your Name“ on it, anytime you want.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus

After greeting, we will have 20 mins drive to Ephesus area. We will start visiting one of the main highlights in Turkey, Ephesus, one of the 12 cities of Ionian League (an ancient Greek district on the western coast of Asia Minor) is located near Izmir. As a port city it was a major departure point for trade routes into Asia Minor. Walk through history along marble streets lined with wonderful public buildings, among them the Baths of Scholastica, the Library of Celsus; it was built in the beginning of the 2nd century A.D. by Gaius Julius Aquila to be a memorial to his father Gaius Julius Celsus Polemanus, the proconsul of Province of Asia. , the Temple of Hadrian and The Grand Theater are two of the most impressive buildings in Ephesus. Grand theatre was built in 3rd century B.C and it was later expanded to 24.000 spectators by the Romans in the 1st century A.D.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Ephesus Terrace Houses

Visit The recently opened Slope Houses where the wealthiest Romans lived are an excellent example of sensitive excavation and presentation. The mosaics and frescos are spectacular.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Visit House of Virgin Mary is located on the Aladag Mountains 5 miles away from Ephesus. At the third Ecumenical Council on 431 AD in Ephesus, it was claimed that Mary came to Ephesus with St. John in 37 A.D. and lived there until her death in 48 A.D. After the discovery of the house, the Archbishop of Izmir declared there as a place of pilgrimage in 1892. On July 26, 1967, Pope Paul VI visited this place and prayed there.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Basilica of Saint John

After House of Virgin Mary, drive to Basilica of St. John, it is believed that the evangelist St. John had spent his last years in the region around Ephesus and buried in the southern slope of Ayosolug Hill.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: The Temple of Artemis

We will stop at Artemis Temple where used to be one of the seven wonders of the ancient world as our last stop before drive back to Kusadasi town center and port.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kusadasi

Arrival to Kusadasi . You will be dropped off back to your pick up point or Kusadasi center for last minute shopping on your own.

Duration: 15 minutes
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