Explore Ephesus From Izmir harbour or airport
For Dear Guests;
In this program , we will start our journey to Ephesus ancient city from Izmir port, hotel or Izmir airport but before we start lets explore this City as a brief information first.
Izmir, also known Smyrna historically, is Turkey's third most populous city. Having a history of 8. 500 years, the city is situated by the gulf and is located in the west of Anatolian peninsula. Izmir hosts nearly 4 million people.
As one of the oldest port towns, Izmir has been called "The Pearl of Aegean".
As a significant part of the Asia Minor, Izmir is also famous for cultural and belief tourism. Today's Izmir also covers nearby ancient cities of Ephesus, Pergamon, Sardis and These are the favorite destinations for domestic and foreign tourists.
If you have any plan to visit the ruins on a cruise or by a plane, in which case
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Ephesus Tour From Izmir City (Hotel in Izmir , İzmir airport - Izmir Harbour) -Ancient Ephesus Tour
Depart from your hotel (or Izmir airport) in the morning and drive to Selçuk. After a 1 hour drive you will reach the ruins of Ephesus which was an ancient Greek city, and later a major Roman city. You will visit the fountains of Trojan, Polio, the Temple of Hadrian and Domition, Private House, the Library of Celsius, Varius and Scolastica Baths, Bouloterion and the Great Theatre with a capacity of 24, 000 spectators. Thereafter, you will continue with the visit of Virgin Mary's House which is a Christian and Muslim shrine located on Mt. Koressos. It is believed by Christians and Muslims that St. Mary, the mother Jesus, was taken to this stone house by Saint John and lived the last days of her life here. After visiting the chapel and drinking water from the spring which is believed to be miraculous, proceed to local restaurant .
After enjoying a lunch of local cuisine (included), At the end drive back to Izmir
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Out of Izmir Port Gate ,Izmir Airport or Hotels in Izmir
End location: Izmir port gate,izmir airport or Hotels in izmir
Duration: 6 hours 30 min.
A/C Mercedes Van with seperate driver
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100 TL - 100Turkish Lira - total Approx. $20 per person
$13 person Ephesus museum
$7per person for Virgin Marry House
Please note that the tours quaranteed here are to be by means of an officialy registered A Class Travel agency