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SHORE EXCURSION EPHESUS AND HOUSE OF VIRGIN MARY - HT32

 

The ancient city of Ephesus is a must-visit destination while you're in port in Kusadasi. On this private shore excursion, you will visit the ruins of the former Roman capital and learn about the history of its monuments and buildings from your private guide. You will also see the site of the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the place where the Virgin Mary spent her final days.

 
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  • Full-day 09.00 to 17.00 eight hours tour of Ephesus including lunch
  • Ancient City of Ephesus - the best-preserved classical city in the eastern Mediterranean
  • Library of Celcius and The Great Theater- the most spectacular structures of Ephesus
  • Virgin Mary House, final resting place of Virgin
  • Explore the Temple of Artemis, considered to be one of the Seven wonders of the Ancient World
  • The Basilica of St. John and his tomb
Operated All Year Around

Price is Depends The Season
and Number of The People

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Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to the Istanbul port for this activity. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity you would not do payment.

List of the places you will visit

- Ancient City of Ephesus
- Library of Celcius and The Great Theater
- House of Virgin Mary
- The Basilica of St. John
- Museum of Ephesus
- Selcuk Castle

Ancient City of Ephesus
Located six km inside the Aegean Sea in Selcuk, Izmır. Founded by Prince of Athens named Androklos in 10th century BC and it become one of the twelve cities of the Ionian League. Emperor Augustus in 27 BC, he made Ephesus the capital of Roman Empire in Asia, it became the seat of the governor, growing into a metropolis and a major center of commerce. It was second in importance and size only to Rome. Ephesus has been estimated to be in the range of 400,000 to 500,000 inhabitants in the year 100, making it the largest city in Roman Asia and of the day. It’s peak during the 1st and 2nd century AD.
City of Ephesus was important city with so many purposes: It was a cult and really important faith center with Temple of Artemis. It has best examples of Greek and Roman architecture. Ephesus also known as a last home for Saint John The Baptist and Mother Mary. Today, the ruins of Ephesus are one of the major tourist attraction in Turkey and truly one of the most important heritage from Ancient Greek world.

 

Inclusions:
- Museum entrances
- Two way Domestic flights, picked up and drop off from your hotel and all transportations
- English speaking professional tourist guide
- Lunch
Exclusions:
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Drinks at lunch

 
DAY TRIP TO EPHESUS FROM ISTANBUL
DAY TRIP TO EPHESUS FROM ISTANBUL
DAY TRIP TO EPHESUS FROM ISTANBUL
DAY TRIP TO EPHESUS FROM ISTANBUL
DAY TRIP TO EPHESUS FROM ISTANBUL
DAY TRIP TO EPHESUS FROM ISTANBUL
DAY TRIP TO EPHESUS FROM ISTANBUL
DAY TRIP TO EPHESUS FROM ISTANBUL
 

*Time table is only to give an idea. Subject to airplane schedule may change that we will infrom you before your depart.
* Actual touring hours with guide is 09.30 to 17.00
*This is a group tour with average 15 persons but if requested at cost can be provided as a private tour
*Free for ages of 0 - 2
*%30 discount for children below the age of 7 years old

 
 
 
 
 
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