Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary & Artemission Temple Group Tour

Duration: 4 to 5 hours
Destination: Turkey, Turkish Aegean Coast, Selçuk
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Selçuk
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  • Cancellable

Overview

Our Group tour offers you the best and the economical way to visit Ephesus & The House of Virgin Mary & Artemission Temple. Our professional licenced tour guide  will meet you at Kusadasi port with Viator & Your Name Sign. This tour takes 4 to 5 hours depends upon traffic and crowds in the sites. Our guide will have pre-paid tickets to the sites.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkish Aegean Coast

Our professional licenced tour guide  will meet you at Kusadasi port with Viator & Your Name Sign.

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

After greeting, we will have 25 mins drive to The House of Virgin Mary is located on the Aladag Mountains 5 miles away from Ephesus. At the third Ecumenical Council on 431 AD in Ephesus, it was claimed that Mary came to Ephesus with St. John in 37 A.D. and lived there until her death in 48 A.D. After the discovery of the house, the Archbishop of Izmir declared there as a place of pilgrimage in 1892. On July 26, 1967, Pope Paul VI visited this place and prayed there. Than 10 min drive to Ephesus upper gate.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey

We will start visiting one of the main highlights in Turkey, Ephesus, one of the 12 cities of Ionian League (an ancient Greek district on the western coast of Asia Minor) is located near Izmir. As a port city it was a major departure point for trade routes into Asia Minor. Walk through history along marble streets lined with wonderful public buildings, among them the Baths of Scholastica, the Library of Celsus; it was built in the beginning of the 2nd century A.D. by Gaius Julius Aquila to be a memorial to his father Gaius Julius Celsus Polemanus, the proconsul of Province of Asia. , the Temple of Hadrian and The Grand Theater are two of the most impressive buildings in Ephesus. Grand theatre was built in 3rd century B.C and it was later expanded to 24.000 spectators by the Romans in the 1st century A.D. 

Duration: 2 hours

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

We will stop at Artemission Temple where used to be one of the seven wonders of the ancient world as our last stop before drive back to Kusadasi town center and port. The end of our services. Entrance fees are not included in this program. Total entrances are around 17-USD which can be paid to our guide at the end of the tour in cash . If you want to pay by visa or master card, our guide will stop for a few minutes in our office where is on the way to port. 

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Setur Kusadasi Marina Carsi, Turkmen Mahallesi Ataturk BulvarI Setur MarinalarI No:101, KusadasI AydIn, Kusadasi 09400 Turkey

Driveback to Kusadasi port through Setur Marina

Stop At: Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkish Aegean Coast

Free time in city center or drop off at the port

Duration: 15 minutes

Inclusions
  • Professional Licenced tour guide (English and Spanish
  • Transportation with brand-new A/C vehicles
  • Parking Fees
  • Local taxes
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Landing and facility fees

Exclusions
  • Entrance fees ( Our Tour guide will have prepaid tickets )
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary,
  • tips to driver and tour guide
  • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Your Hotel in Kusadasi

Ports

  • Kusadasi Port


Voucher info

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Duration

4 to 5 hours

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