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Experience an unforgettable day in one of the world’s oldest cities during this PRİVATE tour of Ephesus and the House of the Virgin Mary from Izmir hotels or Izmir airport. After getting picked up from the hotel or airport., head for the famous House of the Virgin Mary, where the biblical figure is believed to have last lived. Next it’s off to the ancient city of Ephesus, a former Greco-Roman empire and the most well-preserved ancient city in the world. Wander around the Temple of Domitian, the Temple of Hadrian, the Agora and the Odeon, among other popular sites. Explore the Terrace Houses and the Arcadian. After Ephesus, you will visit the temple of artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
-Wander the historic city of Ephesus
-See to Library of Celsus and Grand theatre
-Explore the House of the Virgin Mary
-Hear live commentary from your guide
-Travel in comfort by air-conditioned vehicle
-Includes private transportation from Izmir
Transfers from and transfers to your hotel, Airport or cruise in Izmir
Professional English Speaking Tour Guide.
Lunch and Drinks
Traveler pickup is offered
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk, Turkey House of Virgin Mary is the place where Mary may have spent her last days. Indeed, she may have come in the area together with Saint John. This place was offically declared a shrine of the Roman Catholic Church in 1986, and since then it has become a popular place of pilgrimage. Pope Paul VI visited shrine in 1967. The visit to the House (church) takes about 45 minutes and after our visit; there will be a 5 min drive to Ephesus. 60 minutes
Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk, Turkey Ephesus is an exceptional testimony to the cultural traditions of the Hellenistic, Roman Imperial and early Christian periods. Ephesus is an important site for Christianity; being one of the seven Churches of Revelation. Apostle Paul probably spent two and half years in Ephesus during his third missionary journey. In two hours, you will be exploring the city by walking on the marble streets, accompanied by our English speaking tour guide.
In our tour, we will be seeing Odeon, State Agora, Prytaneion, Memmius Monument, Domatian Temple, Hercules Gate, Curetes Street, Hadrian Temple, Latriens. The visits to Private House (So-called brothel, ‘Terrace Houses’) is an optional visit for an extra 25 ₺/person and your guide should be informed before hand. After Terrace Houses, we will carry on with our exploration with Celsus Library, Marble Road, Commercial Agora, Great Theather, Arcadiane (Harbour Road). 180 minutes
Ephesus Terrace Houses, Selcuk, Turkey Terrace Housesin Ephesus on the Curetes street belonged to prominent people of the city. They are dated back to 1C AD and some were inhabited up to 7C AD. They were luxirious private houses with mosaic floors, fountains and central heating.After the Terrace Houses, we will continue our tour withCelsus Library,Marble Road,Commercial Agora,GreatTheather, andArcadine (Harbour Road). 30 minutes
The Temple of Artemis, Selcuk, Turkey We will carry on with Temple of Artemis; which is one of the Seven Wonders of antiquity. In our visit, you will have a chance to take good photographs of Church of St. John and Mosque of Isa Bey from the best angle. 30 minutes
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
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This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
10 Jan 2023
We were picked up by our guide Nizam and a driver in a very spacious van. Got a lot of information about the area. A day before the trip, they reached out to us regarding the pickup information Highly recommended
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