Shore Excursions: Ephesus ancient, Shrine of Mother Mary, St. John
Duration: Approx. 5 hours
Type: Biblical, Cultural, and Panoramic
Food Beverage: Small bottle of water,
Price: From $45
Biblical Ephesus – Itinerary
Pick up from the Kusadasi port by your guide, then drive to your Biblical Ephesus Shore excursions.Shrine of the Virgin Mary Magnificent views of the Roman Castle in Selcuk and the Temple of Diana. House of Mother Mary located in the Solmissos Mountains, is considered by the Vatican to be the final resting place of the Virgin Mary.
We proceed ancient city,First venue of your visit. Biblical Ephesus Shore Excursions, Walking tour of through the Magnesia Gate. Followed by downhill from the sacred way to discover Roman architecture and ancient social life. Your experienced guide will explain well preserved Temple of Domitian and Hadrian. The fantastic Odeon , Trajan Fountain, Celsus Library with its impressive facade two story Corinthian-style columns. The Great Theater was the largest one in ancient Turkey . Seating capacity twenty-five thousand,it was once an arena for gladiator fights, it is now home to concerts and annual spring festivals.
Tithe Basilica of St. John among the ruins, large columns, frescos and mosaics are visible, Saint John basilica built during Emperor Justinian’s reign. The monument was built in cross plan covered with six domes, the central one above the burial site of St. John. we will have carpet demonstration. End of your Biblical Ephesus shore excursions
Special Notes – Biblical Ephesus
Guests will walk approximately over 1 miles uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines and 10 – 30 steps. Comfortable shoes, a hat and plenty of sunscreen are recommended as shade is limited the order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion. Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries.
What the Price Includes;
- Pick up from to port
- Service of a professional English – speaking official Guide
- Entrance fees to the sites visited, per itinerary
- Transportation by non-smoking air -conditioned luxury mini/ midi bus
- Service and Tax charges
- Beverages (except a small bottle of water provided in the vehicle)
- All item of a Personal Nature
- Gratuities to tour Staff