Ephesus Full Day
Tour / Ephesus Tours, Ephesus Guide,
Ephesus Tour Shuttle
Approximately 5 hours. Daily departures.
Private tour is available.
All year around.
Transportation from and to Kusadasi Port
or Izmir Port.
English guided Tour to Ephesus, House of
Virgin Mary, Temple of Artemis and the
Basilica of St. John.
Professional licensed tour guide, all
entrance fees, private air-conditioned
transportation, lunch and VAT.
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
No extra hidden charges
Meeting with your guide at the exit of
the terminal in Kusadasi or Izmir port
(hotel pick up is also available) and
drive to Seljuk. You will visit first
the Temple of Artemis (Diana) being one
of the seven wonders in the ancient
world. Continue to visit the House of
Virgin Mary, where both Pope Paul VI in
1967 and Pope John Paul II in 1979 have
celebrated mass. Ephesus is one of the
largest archeological sites; for many
Christians the best-known building in
Ephesus is the large Theater where in
1st century AD a silversmith attempted
to stir up a riot to get rid of Paul who
was damaging his business of making
images of Diana. (Sightseeing includes:
Marble Street, Odeon, Bouleterion,
Temple of Hadrian, Agora, the Bath of
Scholastic, Love house, Library of
Celsius, Great Theatre, Harbor Street.).
Full Day Ephesus Tour - About Ephesus
Ephesus is considered one of the
spectacular outdoor museums in Turkey,
and in the world - and one of the
highlights of any visit to Turkey.
During this privately guided tour, the
city will come alive as you walk through
2,000 year-old marble streets to admire
the Library of Celsius, Hadrian's
Temple, the Fountains of Trajan, Polio,
The Temples of Hadrian and Domitian,
Vedious and Scholastic Baths,
Bouloterion, and the Great Theatre with
capacity of 24.000 spectators.
After the lunch break, you will drive to
the Temple of Artemis, one of the "Seven
Wonders of the Ancient World." Then
continue to the Basilica of St. John,
constructed by Emperor Justinian in the
6th century, it stands over the believed
burial site of St. John.
Did you know that fact about Ephesus?
But did you know about the place outside
of Ephesus called garbage heap (trash
heap)? According to the historical
records unwanted babies - mostly girls
-due to the belief to the Artemis
goddess (Artemis was the goddess of
fertility both giving blessings to woman
willing to have a child and also
protecting from the child birth, as
every third woman was likely to die
during the child birth) were left in the
isolated area to die. The most
healthiest of them were picked up by the
slave traders and used to be slaves or