1. Turkey
  2. Aegean Region
  3. Kusadasi
  4. Ephesus

Full Day Private Ephesus Tour From Kusadasi

Product ID: 127130
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Enjoy a tour that is customized according to your preferences, interests, time and budget. Visit the ancient site of Ephesus and the Turkish Orthodox village Sirince.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Ephesus, the most impressive archeological site in Turkey
  • Listen to your certified guide as you go through the sites
  • See the first church dedicated to Virgin Mary is in Ephesus
  • Visit the Archaeology Museum
Full description
Visit Ephesus Ancient city for 1 hour 45 minutes. Ephesus is one of the well preserved Greco- Roman ancient city's in the world, famous with Odeon where the music concerts were organized; Domitian Temple which is one of the first temples in the history dedicated for a human; Celcius Library which was the third biggest library in the ancient age; the amphitheater is one of the biggest amphitheaters in the world with 24.000 people capacity and where St. Paul preached; Roman Baths; Fountains; Temples ; Agora; Love House; Public Toilets; (Terrace Houses,optional ) Terrace Houses are optional and not recommended for disabled people because of the steps. Minimum required time for Terrace Houses is 30 minutes. House of Virgin Mary is one of the pilgrimage centers of Christians where Virgin Mary passed her time and died. Pope Paul VI visited the shrine in 1967 and ‘unofficially’ confirmed its authenticity. Pope John Paul II also visited the shrine in 1979. Pope Benedict XVI visited this shrine in 2006. While there visiting, they gave some gifts for this shrine that you can see. The next stop after House of Virgin Mary will be Temple of Artemis which is one of the seven wonders of ancient age.

Drive up to the Turkish Orthodox village of Sirince located on top of a mountain. The village, is a synthesis of Turkish and Greek culture. Visit a mosque and an Orthodox church. Along the narrow streets are women selling handcrafted goods and olive oil. Taste the fruity wine in a small cafe.

Your guide would like to introduce you to the local cultural aspect of Ephesus by showing you handmade carpet and rug art weaving teaching – at the village and leather company. Drive back to Kusadasi town center and port.
Includes
  • Private professional licensed guide
  • Transportation in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private professional driver
  • Lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities for your guide and driver
  • Drinks (unless specifically mentioned)
  • Other personal expenses
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Please bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a hat and plenty of sunscreen as shade is limited
• The order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion
• Ephesus: 40 Turkish Lira (Equivalent of €8)
• House of Mary: 25 Turkish Lira (Equivalent of €5)
• Temple of Artemis: Free of Charge
• Sirince Village: Free of charge
• Isa Bey Mosque: Free of Charge
• Terrace Houses: 20 Turkish Lira (Equivalent of €4)
• Basilica of St. John: 10 Turkish Lira (Equivalent of €2)