NO HIDDEN COSTS : Entrances fees are INCLUDED Terrace Houses , Ephesus, The House of Virgin Mary.. Enjoy this 4 to 6 hours excursion starting at Kusadasi, and taking you to Ephesus
NO HIDDEN COSTS : Private & Mini Group ( max. 10 pax ) Ephesus Shore
Excursions with The House of Virgin Mary, Artemission. Skip The Line
Our Tour guide will meet you at Kusadasi Port or the lobby of Listed hotels with your name sign at pre-arranged time . Pick up time will be given during your confirmation.Kusadasi Cruise Terminal pick up time normally 30 to 45 minutes after your cruise arrival. 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.
Visit Terrace Houses where is included in Private with Terrace Houses and Small group with Terrace Houses Options. Not included in other 2 options
Terrace Houses 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. Attention : Not recommended for people who has walking difficulties and acro-phobia (fear of heights).
The 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 Artemission 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.
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NO HIDDEN COST : ENTRANCE FEES : 55-Euro are included in our rates
✅ Most of Travel agents DO NOT include entrance fees to their rates
✅ When you compare our rates with others, please check includes and excludes carefully.
Enjoy this 4 to 6 hours ( Without Terrace House Option is around 4 hours and
with Terrace Houses option is around 5 to 6 hours ) excursion starting at
Kusadasi, and taking you to Ephesus where you can trace Alexander the Great,
Caesar or Cicero. Visit the recently opened Terrace Houses ( in Private with
Terrace Houses and Small group with Terrace Houses Options. Not included in
other 2 options) and admire the frescos as well as the The House of Virgin
Mary and temple of Artemis. Once back in Kusadasi, you can enjoy some
Professional Licenced Tour guide, A/C transportation are included
Entrance fees (Total 55-Euro ) Our guide will have pre-paid tickets to skip lines in Ephesus
Professional Licenced Tour guide
Mini ( Max 10 pax ) group with private option ensures personal service
Local Tax and Handling Fee
a) Since all shore excursions involve some walking, we highly recommend that you wear comfortable low-heeled shoes and casual clothes.
b) sun glasses and hats are recommended,
c) Cameras are recommended,
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