Izmir Afternoon Tour Exclusive Ephesus You will meet your professional guide and set off to visit the ruined city of ancient Ephesus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site founded by the Carians and Lelegs.
You will have panoramic drive from Izmir to Selcuk town where you will have a chance to see Panoramic Castle of Selcuk Town, Basilica of St. John , Isa bey Mosque , Temple of Artemis
Then drive to Ephesus,
Today, this is one of the most magnificent and best-preserved archaeological sites in the world.
You will see the glorious Celsus Library façade, restored and reconstructed in the 1970s, the Temple of Hadrian, and the Great Theatre with a seating capacity of 25,000 people.
Then, you will visit a new ongoing excavation site of the Church of Mary inside Ephesus.
The church is located in the south stoa of the Olympian next to the harbour of Ephesus. This is a very important church for Christianity because it was the first one devoted to the Virgin Mary. The Council of Ephesus and the Synod declared that church as the centre of Christianity in 449 A.D.
Your guide will share some little-known details about the life and times of the ancient city.
Your tour will be full of history ,culture ,this is unforgetable life time experience in the Ephesus.
At the end of your tour, you will stop for refreshments and a carpet demonstration at a local weaving village.
Enjoy watching the skilled artisans spinning and dyeing yarn and weaving carpets. From here you will return directly to the Izmir