Shared Ephesus Small Group Tour from Izmir Hotels , Port or Airport

Shore Excursions in Selçuk
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Tour description

You will enjoy the history of Ancient Ephesus with this 8 hours guided tour.

Upon your request we meet at Izmir Hotels , Izmir Airport or Izmir Cruise Port You will have panoramic drive from Izmir to Selcuk town for visiting  Ephesus.Ephesus: which was established as a port, was used to be the most important commercial centre. It played a great role in the ancient times with its strategic location. Ephesus is located on a very fertile valley.Ephesus, once, the trade centre of the ancient world, a religious centre of the early Christianity and today, Ephesus is an important tourism centre in Turkey.The ancient city Ephesus is located in Selcuk, a small town 20km away from Kusadasi.Temple of Artemis : is known as one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. It has been built in the areas of Ephesus on a flat area which has over the centuries turned into a swamp. The new Artemis has been rebuilt in the 2nd century BC. Located on top of the previous one, it had tremendous dimensions: 127 columns of each 17,5 meters high. Unfortunately this one has also been destroyed by fire, reconstructed and again demolished by earthquakes, rebuilt and at last looted by Goths one year later.At the end of the tour transfer to your hotel or ship.

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Transport by Luxury air-conditioned minivan
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities