Ephesus city tour , visit St John Basilica and Mary's House
It will be an interesting day trip to Ephesus to see how the Romans lived here 2000 years ago and explore this magnificent site, rich with historical and biblical significance.
Walking along the collonaded streets helps us to get the feeling for what life was like in Roman times. Ephesus is among the best-preserved cities of the Mediterranean world
Besides being an archeological site, Ephesus is an important Christian site housing the Basilica of St. John the Divine from 6th century and the house where the Virgin Mary is supposed to have spent the last years of her life. Also it was a major centre of St. Paul's missionary journerys to Asia Minor.
This tour is one of my best seller. You will have the opportunity to cover the main attractions of Ephesus area.
Tour starts at the cruise terminal or your hotel in Kusadasi.
Then a short drive like 20 minutes to the ancient city of Ephesus.
You will see the magnificent library of Ephesus called Celcius Library, Grand Theather , Hadrian Temple , the Odeon, Latrines etc . during your walking tour along the ancient city.
And then have a lunch break in a local restaurant nearby Ephesus. After lunch you will visit the Mother Mary's House and St John Basilica .
Drive back to the port/hotel
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Cruise ship port in Kusadasi
End location: Cruise ship port in kusadasi
Duration: 6 hours
There will be a Mercedez Vito minivan with AC and comfortable seats
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100 Turkish Lira - Lunch 25₺
Museum tickets 75
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We were so fortunate to have selected Nesrin. She was so personable, polite energetic and really knowledgeable. She put together a tour that allowed us to take in everything we wanted to see. I highly recommend her to anyone wanting to get the most out of a tour.