Biblical Ephesus Tour From Kusadasi Port with Lunch

4/6 hour
Kusadasi

Virgin Mary House - Ephesus - Temple of Artemis - Great Theatre-Hadrian Temple-Celcius Library - Basilica of St. John

We make departures from Kusadasi Cruise Port and Izmir

This is a private tour. There will be only your party


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Prices vary by group size

Private Biblical Ephesus Tour with Lunch

In this tour we promise you the visits of

House of Virgin Mary 

Ephesus

Temple Of Artemis

Celcius Library

Great Theatre of Ephesus

Hadrian Temple

Basilica of St. John

ITINERARY

We welcome you at Kusadasi Port or Hotels and we drive to Virgin Mary House.
It takes 25 minutes to arrive. We can arrange the timing in the house according to your wish but generally half an hour is good enough.
We then go to Ephesus. We make approximately one and a half hour tour in the ancient site. After Ephesus we visit The Basilica of St. John and see the temple of Artemis as well.
We get our delicious local lunch in a beautiful garden.
We head back to the Kusadasi Port or your hotel at the end. This tour takes 4 to6 hours depending on how much time we stay at each place. 

HIGHLIGHTS

Ephesus was a city of about 250000 inhabitants once upon a time, one of the most populated after Rome itself.

The third biggest library of the ancient World is here.

There lived one of the most important philosophers of all time, Herakleitos

Goddess Artemis that inspired the World was here.

 Virgin Mary passed the last days of her life here.

A big part of the Gospel of St. John was written in Ephesus.

Ephesus is one of the Seven churches mentioned in Bible.

Ephesus in Bible Times

Ephesus has a great importance for Christians. Its name is mentioned in the Bible by St. Paul (letters of Saint Paul to Ephesians) and by John the Evangelist in the book of Revelation. By both the writers Ephesus is emphasized to have a good place in the eyes of God. In his letter St. Paul tells a prayer for Ephesians:

 "For this reason I kneel before the Father from whom his whole family in heaven and on earth derives its name. Pray that out of his glorious riches he may strenghen you with power so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith..."

St. John in the book of Revelation:

"To the angel of the church in Ephesus write :  These are the words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand and walks among the seven golden lampstands : I know your deeds, your hardwork and your perseverance. I know that you can not tolarate wicked men, that you have tested those who claim to be apostles but are not, and have found them false. You have preserved and have endured hardships for my name and have not grown weary…"

Ephesus is the city where Virgin Mary and St. John passed the last days of their life This fact is approved also by Vatican. Three popes visited and blessed the house. Pope Paul VI in 1967, Pope John Paul II in 1976 and Pope Benedict XVI in 2006.

 Whats more the third Ecumenical Council of 431 A.D. is held in Ephesus church. For all these reasons, Ephesus and House of Mother of Jesus are must see places for anyone.

Prices Vary by Group Size

  • We have 10 percent discount for Cruise guests that make booking in February. The booking date might be different from February. The discount is valid.
  • You can Reserve now and Pay later
Credit Card Payment Available



  • What's included?
    Included Services for Ephesus:
    •English Speaking Guide ( Ask for other languages if needed)
    •Lunch in the local restaurant
    •All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
    •Including Transfer service from Kusadasi Cruise Port or Kusadasi hotels to Ephesus and back 
    •Land transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking vehicle
    •Skip the Lines in Ephesus
    •Credit Card Payment Available
  • Exclusions
    Excluded Services for Ephesus:

    Admission fees to attractions

    Our guide will have prepaid entry tickets. you can pay the cost of the tickets in cash to the guide and skip the lines.

  • Price and dates

    2 people total cost is 130 Dollars Total for the group

    Every person added to this number is 30 dollars extra

    Example: (If it is 3 people, 160 Dollars)  

      

    • We have 10 percent discount for Cruise guests that make booking in February. The booking date might be different from February. The discount is valid.
    • You can Reserve now and Pay later
    • Credit Card Payment Available
  • Please note

    -Wear comfortable shoes

    -For Summer time a hat is good (We can also provide you with Uv sun protection umbrellas )

    -A bottle of water is recommended

    -Children under 8 years old do not require entry tickets, if you show passports to the ticket Office

    -Wheel Chair accessible ( With Wheel chair we should use bottom gate of Ephesus and can see approxiamtely half of Ephesus)

  • House of Virgin Mary
  • Celcius Library
  • Hadrian Temple
  • Private Ephesus Day Tour
  • Temple Of Artemis
  • Basilica of St John