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Ephesus, House of Virgin Mary and Artemis Shore Excursion

Product ID: 14196
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Explore some of Turkey’s most renowned ancient sites on a full day shore excursion to Ephesus, the House of Virgin Mary and the Temple of Artemis. Discover the fascinating history behind these unique sights with a professional tour guide and driver.
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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  • Visit the final resting place of the Virgin Mary
  • Explore the Temple of Artemis - one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  • Marvel at the ancient city of Ephesus including the Odeum, Celsus Library, Temple of Hadrian and more
Full description
Following your pick-up from the cruise ship port, the tour begins in the ancient city of Ephesus. Here you will enter through the Magnesia Gate and begin a slow, downhill walk with your guide into the ruins of this Roman provincial capital. Your route takes you past the Odeum, the Celsus Library, the Temple of Hadrian, the Fountain of Trajan and the Great Theater.

The tour then moves on to the House of Virgin Mary, which the Vatican has officially recognized as the final resting place of the Virgin Mary. A small shrine dedicated to St. Mary was found when the ruins of this house in the Solmissos Mountains was first discovered.

Finally the tour will visit the Temple of Artemis, known as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Here you can discover the ruins of this once great Greek temple.

After the tour you will be transferred back to your cruise ship.
  • Private deluxe air-conditioned VIP vehicle
  • Private professional driver
  • Private professional licensed English speaking tour guide
  • Personal COS agent
  • All entrance fees mentioned by the itineraries
  • Gasoline and car park fees
  • Service charges and local taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Lunches
  • All personal expenses
  • All drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

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  • Comfortable shoes
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For groups of more than six people, please ask for discounted prices.
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From US$ 99 US$ 74.25 per person

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Product ID: 14196