Highlights of Ephesus - Shore Excursionoffered by supplier M21263 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 45 people
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 25 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1000 Euro (EUR)
Ephesus is located on a very fertile valley.A guided walking tour will take you through one of the most magnificent excavations in the world to see the Marble Street, The Trajan's Fountain, The Mosaic street, The Latrina, The Odeon, Bouleterion, The Temple of Hadrian, The Agora, The Bath of Scholastica, The Love house, The Library of Celsus, The Great Theatre, The Harbour Street.
The Grand Theater where St. Paul preached, is the largest theather in antiquity with a capacity of 24,000 seats. Return to your private car through the Arcadian Way, where Mark Anthony and Cleopatra once rode in procession. After Ephesus, you will drive to the Temple of Artemis, which is considered as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. This temple was once considered as one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and is today considered as a holy place for pilgrimage.
Nearby Ephesus, you will expeience traditional turkish food at a local restaurant. At the Ephesus Archeological Museum, you'll be escorted through the 9 exhibits tracing the religious and chronological history of the ancient city. Filled with attractively displayed mosaics, statuary, and other artifacts, the museum exhibits several marble statues of the Mother Goddess Artemis, goddess of nature, childbirth, and the harvest. Combining the information at the Open Air Museum and the Archeology Museum will give you a very fulfilling idea of the city of Ephesus and its importance in the ancient times.
Overlooking Ephesus are the remains of St. John's Basilica, a once great church built on a 6th century tomb thought to hold the remains of St. John. While the church is now in ruins, once it was one of the largest churhes in the world dedicated to St. John, the Evangelist. The site requires stair climbing at the entrance and walking over uneven dirt, stones and gravel walkways. After your visit, you'll return to port.
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Airfare is not included in the tour price.
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