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Group Tour of Ephesus, The House of Virgin Mary, The Temple of Artemis

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This special Ephesus 5 hours tour offers you the best and the most 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. Entrance fees are not included in this program. Our guide will have pre-paid tickets to the sites.the entrance fees 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.

Itinerary Details

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Arrival to Kusadasi Port. Our professional licenced tour guide will meet you at Kusadasi port with Viator & Kusadasi Private Tours Sign at Pre-arranged time

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)

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: 45 minutes

Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus

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 hour

Stop At: The Temple of Artemis

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

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Kusadasi Gazi Begendi Park

Drive back to Kusadasi through Gazibegendi Park to have the best view of Kusadasi Port and center

Stop At: Kusadasi

Return back to Kusadasi city center and the end of our services

Duration: 15 minutes