Tour 2: Ephesus + Temple of Artemis + St. John Church + House of Virgin Mary
Your Ephesus private tour guide will meet you at port / airport or hotel in Izmir. Drive to House of Virgin Mary by your new brand of private van. House of Virgin Mary is one of the pilgrimage centres of Christians where Virgin Mary passed her recently time and died. Pope Paul VI visited the shrine in 1967, and 'unofficially' confirmed its authenticity. Pope John Paul II also visited the shrine in 1979. Pope Benedict XVI visited this shrine in 2006. While their visiting, they gave some gifts for this shrine what you can see. After House of Virgin Mary, we will visit the ruins of Ephesus Ancient city. Ephesus is one of the best well-kept Greco- Roman ancient cities in the world, famous with Odeon where the music concerts were organized; Domitian Temple which is one of the first temples in the history dedicated for a human; Celcius Library which was the third biggest library in the ancient age; amphitheatre where is one of the biggest amphitheatre in the world with 24.000 people capacity and St. Paul preached; Roman Baths; Fountains;Temples ; Agora; Love House; Public Toilets; ( Terrace Houses,optional ) etc. After Ephesus Ancient City, we will visit Saint John Church where Apostle John spent his final years and he was buried. The next stop after church will be Temple of Artemis which is one of the seven wonders of ancient age.
• Minimum required time for this tour is 5 hours.
• Terrace Houses are optional and not recommended for disable people because of the steps. Minimum required time for Terrace Houses is 30 minutes.
• According to your request, we can skip some of the sights of above program.
• Professional Licensed Local Tour Guide
• Luxury Air-Conditioned New Brand of Van
• Private Driver
• All Parking Fees
• %100 Satisfaction
For parties over 14 guests, please contact us.
Above prices are for parties, NOT FOR EACH PERSON.
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