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8-Hour Ephesus Sightseeing Tour with Lunch Included

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USD 11.36
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    What to Expect
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    Pass By: Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkish Aegean Coast

    We start picking up our guest from the Hotels or from Kusadasi Cruise Port at around 08:30 - 09:00 am. Then start driving to Selcuk Town where we will spend our whole day with visiting the destinations.

    Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk 35100 Turkey

    It is known that the Virgin Mary came to Ephesus and lived here for some time. Whether or not she died in Ephesus was not known until Anne Catherine Emmerich’s vision. The stigmatized German nun who had never been to Ephesus had a vision of the House of the Virgin Mary and described it in detail to the German writer Clemens Brentano who later published a book about it. Catherine Emmerich died in 1884. In 1891 Paul, Superior of the Lazarists from Izmir read about her vision and found a little building which corresponded with Emmerich’s descriptions. Archeological evidence showed that the little house was from the 6C AD but that the foundations were from the 1C AD.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey

    Ephesus Ruins is the largest open-air museum of Turkey which is dated to the Greek and Roman periods. Inside the Ruins of Ephesus, we explore Senate Building, Ancient Hospital, Domitian Temple, Nike Statue, Hercules Gate, Trajan Fountain, Hadrian Temple, Celsus Library, Grand Theatre of Ephesus and many more...

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The Temple of Artemis, Selcuk Turkey

    Artemis was the Greek goddess, the virginal huntress and twin of Apollo, who replaced the Titan Selene as Goddess of the Moon.

    The ancient temple was built around 650 BC to the cult of Artemis, was constructed on a site already sacred to the Anatolian Mother Goddess, Cybele. The temple was financed by the wealthy king of Lydia and the marshy ground was selected for the building site as a precaution against future earthquakes.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkish Aegean Coast

    During the tour, you will have a chance to explore local handicrafts and at the end of the tour around 15:00 - 16:00, you will be returned to your pick up location.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Centerally located Selcuk and Kusadasi Hotels

    Kusadasi Cruise Port
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    • Lunch
    • Professional Licensed Tour Guide
    • Hotel/Port pickup & drop-off (only from centrally located Kusadasi or Selcuk Hotels)
    • Transportation between the sights with A/C minivans
    • Parking fees and other taxes
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Landing and facility fees
    • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
    • Gratuities
    • Beverages during Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegan, vegetarian and halal options are available
    • Dress code is comfortable shoes and clothes
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    With Fatima, you get a very knowledgeable local guide who gives you in-depth traditional and historical context before and as you go through this historically beautiful place. I would recommend booking with her to enjoy the full experience. What a brilliant bargain!
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    Really nice tour guide, good explanations of the sights. Tasty lunch at local turkish restaurant, good quality for money you pay for tour.
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    What a brilliant tour, from pick up to the end, tour guide was brilliant explained everything to us in detail, Turkish lunch was fantastic, will definitely recommend
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    We are so pleased we booked this tour. Ismail was a very personable and knowledgeable guide. We really enjoyed our day and came away feeling like we had gained a lot of information. We were fortunate to have a small group and opted for a traditional Turkish lunch, rather than
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    Our guide was Fatimah who was a very pleasant and friendly lady, and very knowledgeable informative and helpful. Good lunch too! Transport and communication all worked very smoothly. Thoroughly enjoyable day (in spite of the thunderstorm!)
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    Response from kikuscu, Yönetici at 8-Hour Ephesus Sightseeing Tour with Lunch Included
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Dear guest, We are honoured you chose to spend time with us and we hope that you will be with us the next time. Best Wishes Fatima &Ismail
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    • Duration: 6h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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