Private Full-Day Shore Excursion from Izmir: Ancient Ephesus - Virgin Mary House

Day Trips & Excursions in Kuşadası

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No trip to Turkey is complete without exploring the ancient ruins of Ephesus - the best-preserved classical city in the eastern Mediterranean. You will also visit the final resting place of the Virgin Mary on this day trip from Izmir.
Take a day trip to the ruins of Ephesus and St. Mary's House from Izmir Visit the final resting place of the Virgin Mary Explore the Temple of Artemis, considered to be one of the Seven wonders of the Ancient World Transport by air-conditioned coach The ancient city of Ephesus was an important center for early Christianity. In the book of Revelation, Ephesus was one of the seven churches addressed by Christ in a vision. It is here that you will find the Temple of Artemis, considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Your guide will also show you the Great Theatre, the Library of Celsius and many temples.Afterwards you will visit the House of the Virgin Mary, where she spent the last days of her life. Authenticated by Pope Paul VI in 1967, the cottage is a place of pilgrimage for many believers. Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to Kusadasi cruise port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Port pickup and drop off
  • Professional licensed Local guide
  • Transport by no-smoking, air-conditioned, luxury private coach

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks

Highlights

  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • All entrance fees included
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
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