For Cruise Guests : Biblical Ephesus Tour / Kusadasi Tours

Duration: 6 hours
Destination: Turkey, Turkish Aegean Coast, Selçuk
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  • 6 hours
  • Selçuk
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

See the major Biblical sites in Ephesus. This tour is ideally suited for cruise ship passengers, this exclusive private tour takes you on an enriching off-shore excursion to some of the world’s most famous ruins. Explore the ancient city of Ephesus, the world’s best-preserved Greco-Roman site, and visit locations considered sacred in Christianity, like the House of the Virgin Mary and St. John Basilica. Tours include dock-side pickup, and you’ll travel between stops in a luxury Mercedes.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk 35100 Turkey

It is the place where Blessed Mary may have spent her final days. It is estimated that Mary came in the area together with Saint John who spent several years in Ephesus to spread the Christianity. Here is still active for worship where was declared as a shrine for Christians. The three Popes visited here as, Paul 6th in 1967, John 2nd in 1979 and finally Benedict 16th in 2006.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey

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.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Basilica of Saint John, Isa Bey Mahallesi, 2013. Sk. No:1, Selcuk 35920 Turkey

It is believed that the Evangelist St. John had spent his last years in the region around Ephesus and buried in the southern slope of Ayosolug Hill. The tomb of St John was under the central dome.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Temple of Artemis, Ataturk, Park Ici Yolu No:12, Selcuk Turkey

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 same angle.

Duration: 15 minutes

Inclusions
  • Very luxury Brand new of Mercedes vehicle with Separate Driver
  • Professional Licensed Local Tour Guide
  • Port / Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • All Taxes
  • All Parking fees

Exclusions
  • Entrance fees ( We will arrange the tickets in advance, so you will skip long ticket lines
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratitude (suggested)
  • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
  • Entry/Admission - The Basilica of Saint John
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 6 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We highly recommend you to meet at port after 30 / 45 minutes your ship docked to port in order beat crowds / school buses and hot weather in the afternoon. It is better to meet early to have a better tour in Ephesus before the crowds.

THIS TOUR IS ONLY FOR CRUISE GUESTS. IF YOU ARE NOT FROM A CRUISE SHIP, PLEASE DO NOT BOOK THIS TOUR



Ports

  • Kusadasi
  • Ephesus


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Duration

6 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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