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  • Ephesus: Full-Day Private Shore Excursion

    1. Ephesus: Full-Day Private Shore Excursion

    After pickup from the pier, start your tour with a 20-minute drive to Ephesus. Visit the ancient city of Ephesus for 1 hour 45 minutes. Ephesus is one of the most well-preserved Greco-Roman ancient cities in the world, famous for the Odeon home to music concerts; the Domitian Temple, one of the first temples in the history dedicated to humans; the Celcius Library,the third biggest library in the ancient world; the amphitheater, one of the biggest amphitheaters in the world with a 24000 person capacity, where St. Paul preached; Roman Baths; fountains; temples; Agora; and the Love House.  Visit the House of Virgin Mary, one of the pilgrimage centers of Christians and the site where Virgin Mary passed her time and died. Discover its history with the former Popes, and see the gifts they brought for this shrine. Next, stop at the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient age...

  • From Kusadasi: Half-Day Small Group Ephesus Tour

    2. From Kusadasi: Half-Day Small Group Ephesus Tour

    According your pick-up time, meet with your guide and transfer to the first sight in ancient Ephesus, the best preserved classic city in the eastern Mediterranean and the largest open air museum in Turkey. Ephesus contains more then 30 buildings and structures linked together by streets that still have the marks of ancient chariot wheels. Visit the Great Theatre, where St. Paul preached against the pagans and the gladiators once engaged in battle. Originally holding 25,000 people, this theater was built in the Hellenistic period and was renovated by several Roman emperors. Designed for theatrical performances, later alterations allowed gladiatorial contests to be held here. The face of the Library of Celsus, which has been remarkably restored, is probably the most photographed place in Ephesus originally built in 115 to 125. You might also be able to see the Odeon Temple, Fountain of Tr...

    Even having to change the date of the trip due to lack of tourists communication was excellent and great understanding of the situation

  • Ephesus: 4–Hour Ancient City Tour

    3. Ephesus: 4–Hour Ancient City Tour

    After hotel pick–up, head to your first site at the House of Virgin Mary. Learn how she was brought here by St. John and spent her last years in this area. Spend around 45 minutes exploring the sight before you move on to your next stop. Take a short 15–minute drive to Ephesus. Start your Ephesus visit from the upper site gate. During this 2–hour visit, have the chance to learn about the history of Ephesus and see the highlights of this site. Marvel at the Odeon, Celsus Library, Great Theatre, Hercules Gate, and Latrines. If you choose, you can visit the Terrace Houses of rich Ephesians. Explore Ephesus with a professional guide, and rely on them for the most interesting and vital information about your tour. Finish your tour with drop off at the Ephesus port.

  • Ephesus: Private 5-Hour Tour from Kusadasi or Izmir

    4. Ephesus: Private 5-Hour Tour from Kusadasi or Izmir

    Explore the Greek and Roman ruins of Ephesus on this half-day sightseeing tour from Izmir or Kusadasi ports. As it is a private tour you can start at any time you like, depending on the arrival and departure time of your cruise ship. Transfer to Ephesus and wander among the stunning ruins with a local guide, and see sites such as the Odeon Theatre, which could seat up to 1,400 spectators in its heyday. Admire beautiful Roman statues and decorations carved into marble slabs at the Pollio Fountain. Other highlights include the Celcius Library, completed by the Romans in 117AD. Admire the building’s awe-inspiring façade of columns, statues, and intact windows. Finally, explore the Greek Temple of Artemis, to see one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World.

  • Ephesus: Customised Day Tour from Kusadası or Selçuk

    5. Ephesus: Customised Day Tour from Kusadası or Selçuk

    Ephesus Ancient City is one of the best well-kept Roman Cities in the world ; where the most of cruise guests visit; was the capital of Asia Minor; the most important commercial center of western Anatolia; one of the seven churches of Christianity in Asia Minor; the city where Saint Paul preached and was mentioned several times in New Testament. Terrace Houses also called as "the houses of rich", those houses were for the important and wealthy people of Ephesus, as only rich people could afford such houses. The best examples of mosaics, excellent frescos ( wall paintings ), one of the first examples of central heating system can be visibled in Terrace Houses.  The  Temple of Artemision is known as one of the Seven Wonders of the Antic world. The location of temple in only one place in the world where you can see 3 different religious ‘ worship places as Temple, Mosque and Church in the ...

    I never dreamed that I would get to visit such a wonderful country! Will be going back for sure.

  • Ephesus: 4-Hour Guided Tour with Transfer from Kusadasi

    6. Ephesus: 4-Hour Guided Tour with Transfer from Kusadasi

    Meet your tour guide at Kusadasi port or your hotel, and begin your tour by visiting one of the main highlights in Ephesus, one of the 12 cities of Ionian League, an ancient Greek district on the western coast of Asia Minor near Izmir. As a port city, it was a major departure point for trade routes into Asia Minor. Walk through its history along marble streets lined with wonderful public buildings, among them The State Agora, Odeon, Memnius Monument, the Temple of Domitian, Polio Fountain, Curetes Street, The Trajan Fountain, The Baths of Scholastica, Hadrian Temple, Latrina, Celsus Library, and the Gate of Mithridates and Mazues. See Commercial Agora and the Grand Theater, two of the most impressive buildings in Ephesus. The Grand Theater was built in the 3rd century B.C. and was later expanded to hold 24,000 spectators by the Romans in the 1st century A.D. Visit the Temple of Artemis...

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What people are saying about Selcuk

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 8 reviews

On time pick up from our hotel by experienced guide and driver. Briefing on bus outlining tour and expectations of the day. Our guide (Funda) , was excellent in every aspect of the tour knowledgeable and well organized. A wonderful experience with the support of a experienced team.

Even having to change the date of the trip due to lack of tourists communication was excellent and great understanding of the situation

This excursion was certainly one of our favorites!

We had a very knowledgeable tour guide named Riza. He was one of the best guides we have ever had!

I never dreamed that I would get to visit such a wonderful country! Will be going back for sure.

Well informed guide with excellent English. Well planned itinerary. Good and helpful driver.