Temple of Artemis + Virgin Mary House + St. John

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The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and was built around 550 BC, it was about four times the size of the Parthenon. Ephesus was part of the kingdom of Pergamum which Attalus III bequeathed to Rome in 133 BC. Ephesus was the most important Roman city of proconsular Asia. Situated at the mouth of the Cayster River on a gulf of the Aegean sea, it flourished as an important commercial and export centre for Asia. By NT times it had grown to at least 250,000 people (Mounce). Gradually the harbour silted up and is now some miles from the sea. In modern day Turkey Ephesus is known as Efes.

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All about the Temple of Artemis + Virgin Mary House + St. John.

The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and was built around 550 BC, it was about four times the size of the Parthenon. Ephesus was part of the kingdom of Pergamum which Attalus III bequeathed to Rome in 133 BC. Ephesus was the most important Roman city of proconsular Asia. Situated at the mouth of the Cayster River on a gulf of the Aegean sea, it flourished as an important commercial and export centre for Asia. By NT times it had grown to at least 250,000 people (Mounce). Gradually the harbour silted up and is now some miles from the sea. In modern day Turkey Ephesus is known as Efes.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

Pick up & drop-off at Port of Kusadasi, A/C private transportation, Professional guide, Traditional delicious Turkish lunch

What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

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  1. Day 1 Welcome To Turkey

    You will be meet by your guide at the Port of Kusadasi where you will begin your Private Ephesus Tour. First we will visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world where your guide will explain to you the significance of this important site. Following this we will make our way to Ephesus which was one of the most important cultural centers of the ancient word. We will visit the Ephesus ruins, Odeon, Celcus Library and the Theatre which is still in use today for concerts and has an amazing capacity of 25,000. As we walk through this ancient site you will notice the streets paved with marble which gives a hint to this city’s great wealth many years ago. Lunch Break – Following this we will visit the House of Virgin Mary where it is believed that she arrived with Saint John 4-6 years after the death of Christ and where she spent her final days. We will visit Isabey Mosque. To conclude the tour you will visit Basilica of St John who it was believed spent his last years in the region around Ephesus and is buried in the southern slope of Ayosolug Hill. Once the tour has finished you will be returned to the Port of Kusadasi.

No Accommodation

This tour is daily tour and there is no accomodation