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Ephesus which was established as a port, was used to be the most important commercial centre. It played a great role in the ancient times with its strategic location. Ephesus is located on a very fertile valley.
Ephesus, once, the trade centre of the ancient world, a religious centre of the early Christianity and today, Ephesus is an important tourism centre in Turkey.
The ancient city Ephesus is located in Selcuk.
Located on the top of the "Bulbul" mountain 9 km ahead of Ephesus, the shrine of Virgin Mary enjoys a marvelous atmosphere hidden in the green. It is the place where Mary may have spent her last days. Indeed, she may have come in the area together with Saint John, who spent several years in the area to spread Christianity. Mary preferred this remote place rather than living in crowded place.
Meeting with you at the exit of Izmir Port,
We will be on the way around 50 or 60 minutes for reaching Ephesus. we will have a driver and a van.
First; we will visit to Ephesus ancient city which can take approximately 1 hour 15 minutes.
(Ephesus which is one of the best well-kept Greco-Roman ancient city in the world, famous with Odeon, Temples, Library; theatre; Roman Baths; Fountains; Temples; Agora; Love House; Public Toilets;etc. )
Also terrace houses museum can take aproximately 30 minutes extra.
(Ephesus terrace houses are located on the hill, opposite the Hadrian Temple. they were the houses for the most weathiest people living in Ephesus)
Totaly 2 hours.
And then, we will visit temple of Artemis which will take 5 minutes away and visiting just 5 minutes there.
After those you some time for shopping in this area.
And then we will be back at the port in time.
There is not any traffic problem since we use motorway. . .
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: any point in Izmir or Kusadasi
End location: any point in Izmir or Kusadasi
Duration: 5 hours
it is 5 hours.
*** 2 hours on the way
*** 3 hours touring.
Note: Please Don't worry about to timing!
Transportation Method: Transportation will be with an ac van
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100 TURKISH LIRAS - (1 USD = 2,50 LİRA)
Ephesus entry is 40 lira,
Virgin Mary's House is 20,
Lunch is around 25 lira,
And personal expenses...
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