NO HIDDEN COSTS : All entrance fees are included in the price as well as Professional Licenced English speaking Tour guide, A/C Transportation, Parking fees. Tour program includes : Ephesus , The House of Virgin Mary and Artemission Temple
Small Group : Kusadasi – Ephesus – House of Virgin Mary- Artemis Temple
(Max. 10 pax)
Our tour guide will meet you at Kusadasi port / Hotel Lobby with your name sign at pre-arranged time ( Pick up time will be given during confirmation ) . 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
Visit Terrace Houses ( included in option with Terrace Houses and Private tour) is located on skirt of Pion Mountain. There are 6 residential units which were built on three man-made terraces. These houses were settled by wealty citizens of Ephesus. These houses were very fancy decorated with wall frescoes and floor mosaics. There are many steps to ascend from bottom to top.
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. 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 your hotel / Kusadasi town center and port The end of our services.
Entrance Fees ( Our guide will have pre-paid tickets to skip the line )
Professional Licenced Tour guide,
Hotel / Port pickup and drop-off,
All taxes, fees and handling charges,
Small group ensures personal service
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