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Biblical Ephesus Tour

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Tour Code:
TAT-0176
Season:
Everyday (All year round)
Departure Time:
Please suggest your private tour pick up time (8:00 am is recommend tour starting time)
! It is highly suggested that the clients reconfirm their departure/pickup times by calling or emailing to the local tour operator no later than 24 hr before the service.
Departure point:
Izmir Port / Hotels
Ending point:
Returns to original departure point
Duration:
9 hours (approx.)
Service Basis:
Sit in private vehicle (private tour)
 
Available Language(s):
•Local tour guide 
•In your own language
Included Services:
•Admission fees to attractions
•Professional licenced tour guide
•Lunch in the local restaurant
•All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
•Transfer service from/to Izmir Port 
•Land transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking vehicle
Excluded Services:
•Beverage with meal (optional)
•Tips to the guide&driver(optional)
•Personal expenses
 
Good to know:
•Please wear comfortable clothes, hat and shoes
•Take your camera (without professional equipments)
•There will be roughly 2mile walking during the tour
 
Additional Info:
•Clients must be ready at the departure point 15 minutes before the exact pickup time.
•If you cannot find the service you need please contact our dedicated Custom Team to advise of your requirements.
•Please take passport for children if any.
•We ensure your timely return to the port

 

 

Itinerary

Highlights:
-Walk on the ancient streets of Ephesus and see monuments such as the Celsus library and the largest roman theatre on Asia continent,
-Visit Mary House, where she spen her final days
-See The Temple of Artemis; one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient World.
- Visit St. John Basilica; Where he wrote his Gospel
-Learn history about early christians from your oriented bible guide
-Enjoy typical Turkish food in a local restaurant
-Skip-The-Line tickets provided
Overview:
Explore Ephesus; one of the Seven Chruch mentioned on the book of revelation, Learn the story of the first Christians from your bible oriented guide walk through history along marble streets lined with wonderful public buildings such as the Baths of Scholastica, the Library of Celsus, the Temple of Hadrian, and the Theatre. Later we drive to the House of Virgin Mary where she spent her last days and the assumption took place. After that, you visit the Basilica of St. John and Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient World. Bible Oriented Guide, Skip-The-Line Tickets provided.
Program:
According your Private tour pick up time meet with your guide and dive to Ancient Ephesus, An Archeological treasure, The best preserved classical city in Eastern Mediterranean. During the 1C AD Ephesus was the second largest city on the planet after Rome with more than 250.000 citizens. It was in the center of the known world and played the role of a gateway between the East and the West. With its giant horbour it was also the center of trading in antiquity. It was not only a rich commercial city but also an impressive city that even Mark Anthony and Cleopatra spent their honeymoon in Ephesus.  It is also home to one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, Temple of Artemis.  Ephesus is also well preserved that, walking on the ancient streets among the beautiful monuments such as the third largest library of the ancient world or the largest roman theatre on Asia continent, gives you the feeling of a time traveller
Next; House of Virgin Mary: Located 6km to the north of the ruins of Ephesus, a church was built from the 6C AD to the top of the foundations of a house from 1C AD and it is declared by the church to be the final house where Mary spent her last days. Also it is believed that the Assumption took place there in the 15th of August.
After a lunch at local restaurant continiue on to St John Basilica 3 km away from the ruins of Ephesus a small church was built dedicated to John in 2C AD, Later in 6C AD it was replaced by a huge basilica built by the Emperor Justinian, The impressive ruins are still standing today. Our last visiting place will be Temple of Arthemis or Artemision was one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient World. Its ancient cult dedicated to Artemis was very famous in atiuqity and made Ephesus a much-visited pligrimage place. There were totally 127 ionic columns with the height of 19m. The temple is also considered to be the earliest bank of the ancient world. At the end of the tour drive you back to departure point.

 

Conditions

•In case of delays or any changes on the cruise itinerary, the total amount of the booking will be refunded by the provider without any cancellation penalties.
•Amendments are upon availability and may require supplement fee.
•Full cancellation applies in the event of No-Show.
•The provider cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dressing.
Tax: Included
Cancellation Policy: This service can be cancelled without any penalties 3 day(s) prior to first service date.