Highlights of Ephesus Tour

Highlights of Ephesus Tour
Sezgin Demirci

After a scenic short drive, arrive in Ephesus was the Roman capital of Asia Minor, and home to over a quarter of a million people—from slave traders to saints—at its peak between 1 AD and 2 AD. 150 years of excavations at Ephesus have revealed the most complete Greco-Roman classical city on Earth. Then The House of Mother Mary and in accordance to the Predominant Christian tradition Mary was brought to Ephesus by the Apostle John after the Resurrection of Christ and lived out her final resting days here. This is based mainly on the traditional belief that John came to Ephesus combined with the biblical statement that Jesus Consigned her to John’s care (John 19:26-27). Ephesus Archeology Museum is a great opportunity to see artifacts and finds mainly uncovered from excavations of ancient Ephesus and its environs. After a lunch break to taste the local flovers of rich Turkish cuisine, continue to St John’s Basilica, was the second largest church of Byzantine Architecture and the burial of Apostle John, one of The Four Gospel Writers. After a short walk downword to Isa Bey Mosque, being one of the oldest Mosques of Western Turkey, from Seljukian Turks, who are famous for handmade rugs and tiles and nearby opportunity for presentation of traditional arts. The final stop is at site of Temple of Artemis, which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Ephesus and the above mentioned sites were added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2015.

Tour price includes:

Transportation by AC Deluxe van,

Guiding services,

Parking fees.

Tour price excludes:

Entrance fees to museums and sites,

Gratiuties to tour guides and drivers,

Lunches, beverages and personal expenditures

Service details

  • 190 Euro per Day
  • Available Anytime
  • Duration: 8 Hour(s)
  • From 2 to 14 people
  • Starts at Kusadasi Port, Kusadasi Hotels

Travel pro profile

  • Speaks English
  • Licensed Guide