Highlights of Ephesus & Shopping Tour
Ephesus + House of Virgin Mary + Temple of Artemis + Terrace Houses
You will be met by your private guide at Kusadasi Port / Izmir Airport or Hotels in Kusadasi, Izmir or Selcuk. First, we will drive to House of Virgin Mary by your new brand of van. House of Virgin Mary is one of the pilgrimage centres of Christians where Virgin Mary passed her recently time and died. Pope Paul VI visited here in 1967, Pope John Paul II in 1979 and finally Pope Benedict XVI in 2006. While their visiting, they left some gifts for this shrine what you can see during your visit. After House of Virgin Mary, our next stop will be Ehesus Ancien City. Ephesus is one of the best well-kept Greco- Roman ancient cities in the world, famous with Odeon which is known as concert hall and council of the city; Domitian Temple which is one of the first temples in the age dedicated for a human; Celcius Library which was the third biggest library in the ancient world; Amphitheatre where is one of the biggest amphitheatres in the world with 24.000 people capacity and where St. Paul preached; Roman Baths ; Fountains; Temples; Agora; Love House; Public Toilets; Terrace Houses which were the houses for rich people in Ephesus during Roman age famed with mosaics and frescos. After Ephesus, our last stop will be Temple of Artemis which is one of the seven wonders of Ancient time.
Shopping in Ephesus/SelcukEphesus is one of the best places in Turkey if you are interested in cultural shopping. Here is countryside and famed with factories of handicrafts which are supported by Turkish Government and work as schools too. That's why, prices are more reasonable, there are more selections in the factories. If you are not interested in shopping, but only to see how the handcrafts are made, please do not worry. There is no obligation to buy something from factories, but you will have big chance to see how they are made. This is the only way to learn how the local crafts are made by the local people and to see part of this cultural art. What kind of factories? Rug, Ceramic and Leather Jacket / Bags. No obligation / pressure to buy something, jus try to enjoy that lovely experience of Turkish Culture and bargaining.
• Minimum required time for this tour is 6 hours.
• Terrace Houses are not recommended for disable people because of the steps.
• According to your request, we can skip some of the sights of above program.
• We are stationed in Ephesus / Kusadasi. Please get in touch for details of our tours in other cities/locations such as Istanbul and Izmir.
• Professional Licensed Local Tour Guide
• Luxury Air-Conditioned New Brand of Van
• Private Driver
• All Parking Fees
• %100 Satisfaction
For parties over 14 guests, please contact us.
Above prices are for parties, NOT FOR EACH PERSON.
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