Visit the ancient city of Ephesus and the House of Mother Mary on this half-day, private guided tour. Travel in comfort with your small group, in a private vehicle that accommodates 14 passengers.
Your guide will meet you at the exit of Izmir cruise port terminal building or İzmir Hotels or İzmir airport. Then lead you to the your private vehicle.
After an hour scenic drive, arrive in Ephesus, the former Roman capital of Asia Minor and home to over a quarter of a million people—from slave traders to saints—at its peak between 1 AD and 2 AD. 150 years of excavations at Ephesus have revealed the most complete Greco-Roman classical city on Earth.
Then you will also visit House of Mother Mary and in accordance to the Predominant Christian tradition Mary was brought to Ephesus by the Apostle John after the Resurrection of Christ and lived out her final resting days here. This is based mainly on the traditional belief that John came to Ephesus combined with the biblical statement that Jesus Consigned her to John’s care (John 19:26-27).
After completing sightseeing and visits of each site, you will be brought back to your departure point for drop-off.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Infant seats available on request if advised at the time of booking
Entrance fee for Ephesus is 40 TL and Mary's House is 20 TL: you can use credit cards at Ephesus, cash only (any currency) for Mary's House)