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Ephesus Sightseeing Tour

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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide at your Kusadasi hotel for a guided sightseeing tour of Ephesus. Your expedition into ancient Christian times begins with a drive aboard an air-conditioned coach to St John's Basilica at the summit of Ayasuluk Hill. Inside the basilica, observe the 4th century grave that is believed to keep the remains of the saint.

    Continue to Ephesus, an ancient city famous for its early Christian roots. Hear about Christ’s vision, in the book of Revelation, that shed light onto seven churches including Ephesus. Then, explore the Great Theater and Library of Celsus with your guide. Afterward, uncover one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Temple of Artemis, as well as other well maintained ancient temples.

    Stop along the way at a local eatery and savor Turkish delicacies for lunch. Listen as your guide delves deeper into the history of Ephesus and the surrounding region.

    Next, experience a place that has been a host to pilgrims for centuries - the House of the Virgin Mary. Hear about Mary’s final moments alive before embracing eternal rest. Then, learn how Pope Paul VI certified the site in 1967.

    After leaving the historic site of the House of the Virgin Mary, return by coach to your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Centrally located Kusadasi hotels
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Tour returns to original point of departure at approximately 6:00pm
    • Hotel pickup and drop off
    • Lunch
    • Local guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hadrian
    • Entry/Admission - The Basilica of Saint John
    • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Domitian
    • Entry/Admission - Bibliotheque de Celsus
    • Entry/Admission - Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu
    • Entry/Admission - The Temple of Artemis
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Confirmation for this tour will be received at time of booking
    • In the event of any museum closures, an alternative similar museum will be visited
    • Not recommended for children aged 4 and under
    • Children 18 years and under must be accompanied by an adult
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    These guys were absolutely horrible. I booked them through Viator, I sent them a direct email to confirm, which they did. Then I waited for my pickup info...nothing. I emailed them, they didn’t respond. I called them but got a recorded line. I called them the morning of, to
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    Response from Experience820434, Guest Relations Manager at Ephesus Sightseeing Tour
    Responded Apr 14, 2019
    Dear our valued guest, We're very sorry to hear that you couldn't join our tour. Unfortunately we have minimum number requirement in order to operate tours. Glad to hear that you had a chance to see Ephesus. Your purchase is fully refunded. We only have to cancel if minimum required number is not reached. Hope to see you again in Turkey, Neon Tours
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    Great day out. The tour guide was excellent we enjoyed our walk around the place. So much history to absorb, and even a short tour of the highlights will take half a day.
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    The place is spectacular, breathtaking and memorable, definitely deserve a second trip. I good tourist guide is a must, or at least take audio guiders provided for low cost at entrance. If you have a car it's better to go by your self rather than paying to travel agency, the
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    A fantastic historical site to visit, especially on a guided tour,where the past is brought to life.It is rather uneven to walk in places but if you're careful,as I was, even though I have some mobility problems it can be managed.A point to remember is that it can get extremely
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    Brilliant place to visit, there are some interesting sites very old, loved the library, got toured and told the Ephesus story, so informative and if you love culture you’ll love Ephesus
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 8h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Languages Offered: English
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