Duration: 8 hours
Route: Virgin Mary’s House – Ancient city of Ephesus- Cave of the Seven Sleepers – Ephesus Museum – Temple Of Artemis (Diana) – Mosque of Isa Bey
You shall be picked up from the Kusadasi Hotel, Kusadasi Marina or Kusadasi Cruise ship port. Your Ephesus guide will hold up a sign with your name on it. Your Ephesus Tour Guide or Turkish Local Travel Agency will provide you with a complimentary City map, Turkey map and Turkey brochures. Ephesus tour will take approximately 8 hours and after will drive you back to your Kusadasi Hotel, Kusadasi Marina or Kusadasi Cruise ship port.
We will start a full day Ephesus tour by visiting Virgin Mary’s House. Your guide will inform you about the Virgin Mary’s House. Virgin Mary spent last years here with St. John and lived there until her Assumption . Virgin Mary’s House of pilgrimage for Christians. So far, Virgin Mary’s House has been visited by popes .Virgin Mary’s House has remarkable energy, say your prayers and leave your wishes there. We’re moving towards Ancient city of Ephesus. Our first stop is Ephesus Open Air Museum. You will see one of the most magnificent excavations in the world. The ancient city of Ephesus, you will be able to see every step of the dozens of historical artifacts. Odeon,The Fountain of Trajan, The Terraces of Apartment Houses, The stream baths of Scholastika, The temple of Hadrian and impressive Celsius Library . The library is adorned with columns and statues. Magnificent Grand Theater, where Saint Paul preached, is the largest theater is antiquity with capacity of 24.000 seats. Cave of the Seven Sleepers, Story of the 7 sleepers, The outline of the story is that during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Decius, around 250, seven young men were accused of Christianity, therefore God saves them persecution of pagans. And 309 years they fell asleep.. They awoke, imagining that they had slept but one day….After you have taken in the sights your Ephesus Tour guide will give you approx one hour free time to stroll at your leisure or relax have some refreshments in caffee.
Our next will be Ephesus Museum. A large part of the museum’s excavations at Ephesus, St. Jean Church, Artemision, Belevi Grave Memorial and consists of works brought from other nearby ruins. Very important works exhibited for Ephesus and Anatolian archeology. THE MOST IMPORTANT three pieces, Dolphin on the Eros, Statue of an Egyptian Priest and Statue of an Eros Head.The Temple of Artemis (Diana), Temple dedicated to the goddess Artemis in Ephesus was completed 550 years before Christ. The temple was built entirely of marble. The temple is considered one of the seven wonders of the world but today there are only the ruins of the Temple of Artemis .And then our tour ends in the Mosque of Isa Bey. It was built 19th century, it was also used as a caravanserai. A perfect architectural, you must-see it.
When the tour has finished your Ephesus Tour guide will return you to your pick up point. You can take a Regular or Private Ephesus Tour where you can be picked up by your Ephesus Tour guide at your convienence. Where your Ephesus Tour guide will pick you up at approx 08.00 hours for your Ephesus tour.
PS: Ephesus tours we provide are private tours which means they include a driver and a separate tour guide who speaks english and they will accompany you throughout the tour and they will be able to answer any questions or queries during your tour. Those who book in advance avoid the rush and tight squeezes of traveling with all of the crowds.
- Private Professional Licenced English Speaking Tour Guide.
- Private Deluxe A/C VIP Vehicle.
- Parking Fees of vehicle
- Pick up From Kusadasi Harbor, Kusadasi Airport, Kusadasi Hotel
- Drop off to Kusadasi Harbor, Kusadasi Airport, Kusadasi Hotel
What’s Not Included
- Gratuities to the guide and driver
- Lunch & Drink
- Personal expenses
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|A tour document with details and confirmations will be e-mailed after booking.
Private Ephesus Tour is runs everyday and available all year round.