One Day Ephesus Tour From Istanbul Visiting Historical Landmarks

Day Trips & Excursions in Istanbul

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Explore the Civilizations of Roman's and Greeks in one day from Istanbul. Visit the ruins of Ephesus Ancient city and explore the Temple of Artemis and other famous sites.
This Private tour gives and opportunity to explore the Ruins of Ephesus ancient city. See famous landmarks such as The Temple of Artemis one of the Seven Wonders of The Ancient World ,and The House of the Virgin Mary, and experience the atmosphere of this ancient city. • See The Ruins of Ephesus Ancient city • Take a look at House of Virgin Mary • Explore the temple of Artemis.After picking you up from your hotel in Istanbul, our Driver will accompany you to the airport for your trip to Izmir. Once in Izmir, you will set off for Ephesus to begin your tour of this ancient city.First you will explore the site and remains of the Temple of Artemis, also known as the Temple of Diana. Once considered one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world, this grand temple was destroyed in the 5th century.See the ruins at the site of this once-great temple, and admire pieces of impressive ancient Greek architecture.Next on our itinerary is the House of the Virgin Mary. This Christian shrine is believed to be the stone house that Mary was taken to by Saint John, and where she lived until her death.You will be offered a substantial lunch prior to the afternoon programme.After exploring other historical sites, such as the magnificent remains of the Library of Celsus or the 6th-century Basilica of St. John, you will be driven to the airport and fly back to Istanbul.The tour will end with a drop-off at your port / hotel in istanbul.

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
  • Entry/Admission - The Temple of Artemis
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus

What’s not included

  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible
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