Highlights Of Ephesus - Kusadasi

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Highlights of Ephesus Tour is showcasing the religious history of Ancient Turkey, You will visit; Ephesus House of Virgin Mary Basilica of St. John

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Highlights of Ephesus Tour 

You will start your day with a pleasant drive through the countryside to visit the House of Mary .  Mt Pagusa setting that is a shrine to some and a curiosity to others.

It is reputedly the home of Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ. She spends her last days in this area .
Archaeological evidence shows that the little house here dates from the 6th century AD but that its foundations are from the 1st century AD. This ties in with the commonly held belief that Mary moved to Anatolia.

The basement of the house have been found and restored.
Today you can see two rooms inside the house. Papa has visited the house.

Then drive to see ruins of the city of Ephesus, which dates predominantly from the later Roman period.

The stunning ruins here include the towering façade of the Celsus Library and Hadrian's Temple, as well as the Sacred Way, which was one of the main thoroughfares used by the Ancient Romans.

Continuing from the library to the end of the marble street, you can look up at Ephesus' impressive amphitheater, where St Paul preached to the Ephesians.

You will drive towards town of Seljuk. Here you will visit the ruins of the Basilica of St John.
The Basilica had a cruciform plan with four domes along its longitudinal axis and a pair flanking the central dome to form the arm of the cross.
The tomb of St John was placed under the central dome.

Lunch is recommended at a local restaurant .

Before returning to Kusadasi to enjoy a carpet demonstration and some time for shopping. Explore the town and return to the pier at your own pace. 

Please note: It takes approximately two hours to walk through the ruins, the pace is slow and over uneven surfaces. Wear comfortable walking shoes; bring sunscreen.

Inclusions for Highlights Of Ephesus

  • Parking Fees.
  •  Full Insurance For The Duration Of The Tour.
  •  Round Trip Transfer In Luxurious Vehicles.
  •  Professional Tour Guide.

Exclusions for Highlights Of Ephesus

  • Personal Expenses.
  •  Lunch.
  •  Entrance Fees.
  •  Gratuities (Optional).

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Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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