Highlights of Ephesus Tour from Kusadasi Port | Skip-the-Line


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Embark on an unforgettable journey to explore the highlights of Ephesus from Kusadasi Port. Visit the revered House of Virgin Mary, a sacred pilgrimage site believed to be the final resting place of the Virgin Mary. Explore the ancient ruins of Ephesus, walking along its well-preserved streets and marveling at iconic landmarks like the Library of Celsus and the Great Theater. Discover the grandeur of the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. With expert guides and seamless transportation, this tour promises an immersive experience of the rich history and cultural significance of Ephesus, leaving you with memories to cherish for a lifetime.

  • 6 Hours
  • Max People :14
  • Price Includes
    • Professional Tour Guide
    • Private transportation
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Price Excludes
    • Lunch and Drinks
    • Entrance Fees

Tour Plan

When your cruise ship,  docks at Kusadasi Port, your guide will be waiting with your name at the port in Kusadasi. The tour will commence with a drive to the House of the Virgin Mary.

The House of Virgin Mary is the place where Mary may have spent her last days. Indeed, she may have come to the area together with Saint John. This place was officially declared a shrine of the Roman Catholic Church in 1986, and since then it has become a popular place of pilgrimage. Pope Paul VI visited shrine in 1967. The visit to the House (church) takes about 45 minutes and after our visit; there will be a 5-minute drive to Ephesus.

Ephesus is an exceptional testimony to the cultural traditions of the Hellenistic, Roman Imperial, and early Christian periods. Ephesus is an important site for Christianity; being one of the seven churches of revelation. Apostle Paul probably spent two and half years in Ephesus during his third missionary journey. It will take about 2 hours to discover Ephesus ancient city by walking on the marble streets, so it is useful to wear comfortable shoes like sneakers. accompanied by our English-speaking tour guide. The site has two entrances; as it is slightly downhill, it is a better idea to start from the upper gate. In our tour, we will be seeing Odeon, State Agora, Prytaneion, Memmius Monument, Domatian Temple, Hercules Gate, Curetes Street, Hadrian Temple, Latriens, and Private House (so-called Brothel, 'Terrace Houses') Celsus Library, Marble Road, Commercial Agora, Great Theater, and Arcadine (Harbour Road).

We will visit to Temple of Artemis; which is one of the seven world wonders of antiquity. there will be a good chance to shoot photos of the Church of St. John and Mosque of Isa Bey from the best angle as well.

After the tour, we will make sure to drop you off at Kusadasi Port promptly, ensuring that you are returned to your desired location on time. Your convenience and satisfaction are our top priorities throughout the tour.

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