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Ephesus & House of the Virgin Mary Small-Group Tour

By Neon Tours
Price was undefined, price is now $85

Features

Earn $2.55
Free cancellation available
8h
Mobile voucher
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Selective hotel pickup
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Vehicles and venues disinfected
Personal safety equipment

Highlights

  • Spectacular & mysterious ruins of an ancient metropolis

  • Site of the Temple of Artemis, a wonder of the ancient world

  • Catholic & Muslim shrine at the House of the Virgin Mary

  • Ruins of a 6th-century basilica built for Justinian I

  • Hassle-free transportation & a professional tour guide

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of Ephesus

  • What's included

    Admission fees

  • What's included

    Lunch

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transportation to and from your Izmir or Kusadasi hotel

  • What's excluded

    Beverages

Know Before You Book

  • Children 2 and younger are complimentary.

  • Maximum group size is 16 people.

  • You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Izmir and Kusadasi hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • A surcharge may apply for transfers to and from hotels outside of Kusadasi or the Izmir city center.

  • Tour stops vary.


What you can expect

Take a look back to see the ancient Greco-Roman world come alive in the historic ruins of Ephesus. With hassle-free transportation and the experience of a knowledgeable guide, this tour gives you an introduction to the intriguing secrets of this onetime Aegean metropolis.

After you're whisked away from your hotel, start your journey towards the UNESCO World Heritage site on Turkey's Mediterranean coast. Once the bustling capital of Roman Asia Minor, Ephesus was one of the region's great attractions—a wealthy and important city and the home of the famed Temple of Artemis, one of the wonders of the ancient world.

Even though less than a quarter of the site has been excavated, it is considered the most complete example of a classical Greek metropolis. Listen to insightful stories about the lives of the people who filled the city during bygone centuries as you marvel at the well-preserved ruins and enjoy a delicious lunch in a local restaurant renowned for its authentic Turkish cuisine.

Your tour also visits such major sights as House of the Virgin Mary, where Catholic belief holds that the mother of Jesus spent her last days, and the ruins of the 6th-century Basilica of St. John, built by the Byzantine emperor Justinian I.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travelers

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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Location

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Activity Location

  • Ephesus
  • Efes

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Izmir City Center (Hotel Pickup)
  • Izmir
  • Kusadasi City Center (Hotel Pickup)
  • Kusadasi

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