1. Turkey
  2. Aegean Coast Region, Turkey
  3. Selcuk
  4. Ephesus

From Kusadasi: Private Full-Day Ephesus Shore Excursion

Product ID: 331961
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Discover the streets and highlights of the ancient city of Ephesus, including the Temple of Artemis, on a private tour designed especially for cruise ship passengers.
About this activity
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Duration: 7 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Spanish, English, Russian
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the best-preserved classical city in the Eastern Mediterranean
  • Marvel at one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  • Visit the house where Mary spent her final days
  • Witness the houses of the richest people in the Ancient World
Full description
Discover the ancient city of Ephesus on this tour designed especially for cruise ship passengers. After meeting your guide at the port, head to the House of Virgin Mary, the house where Mary spent her final days and where the Assumption is believed to have taken place. 

Next, continue to the city of Ancient Ephesus, the best-preserved classical city in the Eastern Mediterranean. In the company of your professional guide, discover this open-air archeological museum, which was formerly the largest city on the planet. Wander around the streets and admire its beautiful monuments, including a library and roman theater, as well as a harbor.

Afterwards, pay a visit to the Terrace Houses. Admire the frescoes and mosaics that line these luxury dwellings and wander through the bedrooms, bathrooms, and kitchens that belonged to high ranking officers, governors, and rich tradesmen. Finally, visit the Temple of Artemis, which is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Learn more about the 127 columns that line this building and its fascinating history before heading back to Kusadasi in time for your cruise ship departure.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Lunch
  • Return-trip transportation
What’s Not Included
  • Admission fees
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Your tour guide will be standing outside the port holding a sign with your name on it

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• This tour involves approximately 1 mile of walking
• The tour can be customized according to your desires and requirements