Places to see “Duration : Half day 4-5 hours || Full day 7-8 hours (approx.)
Full Day Tour Places to see
Take a Private Tour from Kusadsi Port to the ruins of Ephesus.
Explore ancient city of Ephesus the best-preserved classical city in the eastern Mediterranean.
Visit the House of Virgin Mary, where she spent last days of her life.
Explore the Temple of Artemis, considered to be one of the Seven wonders of the Ancient World.
Visit the Basilica of St. John, located under the main central dome, elevated the site to one of the most sacred sites in the Middle Ages and thousands made pilgrimage here.
Enjoy authentic Turkish cuisine.
Transport by Private De-Luxe Cars.
Private Local Licensed Guide.
No shopping stops along the way ! ” Without the hassle of being taken to various factory outlets or shopping “.
When you arrive in the Kusadasi port , your private guide will be waiting to lead you to your own luxury vehicle, your Izmir shore excursion starts as you make your way from the Izmir cruise port to Ephesus, your guide gives you a brief info about the area and about the country.
As you arrive in the ancient city of Ephesus from Kusadasi , an important center for early Christianity. In the Book of Revelation, Ephesus was one of the seven churches addressed by Christ in a vision.
You will first see the Magnesia Gate, a marvelous example of ancient architecture that once stood tall as an entrance to the city. Begin a downhill walk with your guide into the city’s ruins. The route will take you past the Odeon, the Celsus Library, the Temple of Hadrian, the Fountain of Trajan and the Great Theater. The theater, one of the city’s best-preserved monuments, it is still used today for the local spring festival. It once had seating space for 24,000 people, and it is believed to be the site where St Paul preached to the Ephesians, your guide will also show you the many other temples during your Ephesus tour.
After enjoying the authentic Turkish cuisine at the Ephesus Tours then visit the Temple of Artemis one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. “Half day tour returning to Izmir port where the tour concludes.”
Full day tour ; You will continue to visit the House of Virgin Mary, where she spent last days of her life. Visit Basilica of St John, St.John where is believed that the evangelist St. John had spent his last years in the region around Ephesus with the Virgin Mary and buried in the southern slope of Ayasoluk Hill.before returning to Izmir port where you tour concludes.