Most Popular Destinations in Turkey
Today, we are going to talk about one of the most popular destinations in Turkey, Ephesus, and how to get there from Izmir. Whether you are a history buff or just looking for a fun day trip, Ephesus has something for everyone.
First, let's talk about the distance between Izmir and Ephesus. The two cities are about 80 kilometers apart, and the journey takes approximately one hour by car. If you are arriving at Izmir airport, you'll be happy to know that it's only 55 kilometers away from Ephesus. This means that you can get to this amazing site quickly and easily, no matter where you are coming from.
So, how do you get to Ephesus from Izmir? The easiest way to do this is by taking a taxi or a private car. If you are traveling in a group, this is an affordable and comfortable option. Alternatively, you can take a public bus from the Izmir bus station to Selcuk, which is the nearest town to Ephesus. From there, you can take a taxi or a local bus to the ruins. If you book a private tour to visit 3rd biggest ancient city in the world, your tour guide will pick you up from the airport and you will have a comfortable private van during your unforgettable day trip.
If you are interested in visiting the Virgin Mary's House, which is located near Ephesus, you can take a local bus from Selcuk to the site. This is a beautiful and peaceful place, and many visitors find it to be a highlight of their trip. Most of our tours also combine it with Ephesus, so you can visit both in your private day trip to Ephesus.
Now, let's talk about the ruins themselves. Ephesus was one of the most important cities in the ancient world, and today it is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The city was home to the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the Library of Celsus, which is still standing today. You can also see the remains of the Great Theater, where the apostle Paul is said to have preached.
Overall, a trip to Ephesus is a must-do for anyone visiting Turkey. With its rich history and stunning ruins, it's easy to see why this site is so popular. And with its proximity to Izmir, getting there is easy and convenient. So why not book your trip today and experience the magic of Ephesus for yourself?