Tailor Made Ephesus Tours From Kusadasi
Explore the stunning ruins of Ephesus on this full-day sightseeing tour from Izmir or Kusadasi, also available as a half-day option from Kusadasi for those short of time. As it is a private tour you can start at any time you like, depending on the arrival and departure time of your cruise ship.
You will also visit the small House of the Virgin Mary, where it is thought she spent her final days after St. John brought her to Ephesus following the death of Jesus. Located on Mount Bulbuldagi (Koressos), it’s a popular pilgrim site for Christians and Muslims and boasts a captivating, spiritual atmosphere.
Once inside the grounds of Ephesus, wander among the ruins with your guide to see sites such as the Odeon Theatre, which could seat up to 1,400 spectators in its day. Admire the beautiful Roman statues and decorations carved into marble slabs at the Pollio Fountain. Other highlights include the Celcius Library, completed by the Romans in 117AD. The building has the most awe-inspiring façade, with columns, statues, and intact windows.
You will have a chance to visit Terrace Houses a private section inside Ephesus Ancient City that resembles Roman Villas. The mosaics on the floor and the frescos have been consolidated and two houses have been opened to the public as a museum.
Finally, explore the Greek Temple of Artemis, one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, and go to the Basilica of St John (Kusadasi departures only), constructed by Justinian I over the burial site of the Apostle John.
Kusadasi Port or Kusadasi and Selcuk Hotels
Ephesus Ancient City - Terrace Houses - Virgin Mary House - St. John Basilica - Isa Bey Mosque - Artemis Temple
- Professional Tour Guide
- Private De-Luxe Cars
- Parking Fee
- All taxes
- Pick up and Drop of
- Lunch (If you Require)
- Beverages at Lunch
- Entrance Fees
- Unlimited bottled water.