Classical Ephesus Tour

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Daily Tour 7 Hours Availability: 2017-07-06
Kuşadası, Aydın, Türkiye Ephesus Tour Guide: Laurence Bowen

Ancient City of Ephesus

Ephesus is one of the most important ancient cities of the world and it is a UNESCO heritage site and was the capital and commercial center of Asia Minor in the roman period.It was the beginning and the end of the King Road.(One of the three ancient trade routes,the others being the silk and spice roads )of the World. You will have chance to see beautiful temples, library ( which was the third largest in ancient World ) and buildings were built in the roman period.

The House of Mother Mary

The House of Mother Mary is located at the top of the Bulbul mountain and it’s only 6 kms away from Ancient city of Ephesus. It is believed that The Mother Mary spent her last years in this shrine. According to Catholic Christianity, After the Crucifixion of Jesus, Mother Mary was brought from Jarusalem to Ephesus by St. John the appostal to live. The foundation of the house is based on Anna Catherine Emmerich’s visions and was found in 1891. When they found the house, was already collapsed by the erthquake. After The House of Virgin Mary was re-built as a church and has been visited by Pope Paul VI in 1967 and Pope John Paul II in 1979, has been registered as a place of pilgrimage.

The Temple of Artemis (Diana)

It is known as the first settlement of Ephesians where the Temple is. However , today only the basic structure and a column remained from the temple, but worth a visit even in the current atmosphere of the temple.


DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION
kusadasit (Google Map)

DEPARTURE TIME
when ever you want..

INCLUDED
  • Professional Licensed Tour Guide.
  • All entrance fees
  • Transportation with luxury Van.
  • Private driver.
  • All insurances.
  • Parking fees and Gas.

NOT INCLUDED
  • Any Drinks
  • Tip to Guide and Driver

 

What to Expect

 

Combine a guided tour of the extraordinary ruins of Ephesus with a visit to the House of the Virgin Mary, with round-trip transfers from Izmir or Kusadasi. Ephesus is located about a 1-hour drive from the coast, and on arrival you will journey back in time to the days of the Greek, Roman and Byzantine civilizations.

 

  • Visit the ruins of the ancient city of Ephesus
  • See the spectacular Celsus Library and impressive Grand Theatre
  • Pay homage to the Virgin Mary and her last house
  • Learn the history of a great Greek-Roman city and civilization
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of Kusadasi
Day 1: Classical Ephesus Tour

Ancient City of Ephesus

Ephesus is one of the most important ancient cities of the world and it is a UNESCO heritage site and was the capital and commercial center of Asia Minor in the roman period.It was the beginning and the end of the King Road.(One of the three ancient trade routes,the others being the silk and spice roads )of the World. You will have chance to see beautiful temples, library ( which was the third largest in ancient World ) and buildings were built in the roman period.

The House of Mother Mary

The House of Mother Mary is located at the top of the Bulbul mountain and it’s only 6 kms away from Ancient city of Ephesus. It is believed that The Mother Mary spent her last years in this shrine. According to Catholic Christianity, After the Crucifixion of Jesus, Mother Mary was brought from Jarusalem to Ephesus by St. John the appostal to live. The foundation of the house is based on Anna Catherine Emmerich’s visions and was found in 1891. When they found the house, was already collapsed by the erthquake. After The House of Virgin Mary was re-built as a church and has been visited by Pope Paul VI in 1967 and Pope John Paul II in 1979, has been registered as a place of pilgrimage.

The Temple of Artemis (Diana)

It is known as the first settlement of Ephesians where the Temple is. However , today only the basic structure and a column remained from the temple, but worth a visit even in the current atmosphere of the temple.

 

London is the capital of England, and has something to offer everyone - majestic stately houses, tranquil green parks and a zoo, engrossing museums and art galleries and bustling shopping centres with all the major stores, specialist shops and markets.Kusadasi is one of the most popular holiday resorts of Turkey, located at 90km south of Izmir, in the Aegean region and close to the famous ancient city of Ephesus. Kusadasi is a famous tourist destination for its sandy and golden beaches and for its sunny and template days. The city also boasts one of the largest and modern marinas in Turkey, with a capacity for 600 boats.
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