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Private Tour of Artemis Temple & Ephesus and Virgin Mary's House

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What to Expect
You will meet with your tour guide and start your lovely day.


A 30-minute drive will bring you to the House of the Virgin Mary, where she is said to have lived the last years of her life. This hallowed site, which has been officially declared a Roman Catholic shrine, has hosted three Papal visits since 1967.  

Then you will take a 10-minute drive to Ephesus, where you will see with the Odeon Theatre, the Celsus Library and Hadrian Temple.

This impressive Corinthian-style temple was dedicated in A.D. 118 and reconstructed in the 4th century.

You will see the Great Theatre, dating back to the Hellenistic period. It was at this monumental site that St. Paul preached. As its acoustics remain excellent, this theatre is still in use today.

The Marble Road which runs between the Theater and the Celsus Library is part of a sacred walkway.  This sacred walk way link to Temple of Artemis.

After Ephesus visit you will drive to visit the Temple of Artemis which is known as one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. 

The area is very close to Ephesus.

On your return, you will sip apple tea as a myriad of colors unfold before your eyes during a carpet-making demonstration.

 Or, you may remain in Kusadasi to shop or explore the town independently.  

Please note: Although there are no uphill surfaces, this excursion does involve extensive walking. Comfortable walking shoes with non-slip soles are therefore recommended.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Kusadasi Hotels , Cruise Port ,Kusadasi
Departure Time
08:30 am

12:30 pm
Return Details
Kusadasi Hotels , Cruise Port ,Kusadasi
  • Parking Fees.
  • Full Insurance For The Duration Of The Tour.
  • Round Trip Transfer In Luxurious Vehicles.
  • Professional Tour Guide.
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Lunch.
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

We booked a custom private tour to Ephesus and House of Virgin Mary through Ali just the evening before. They arrived early to pick us up from the hotel lobby. The transport was AC luxury mini bus just for our group. Our guide Oz was...More

Thank ayshena
Reviewed June 19, 2019 via mobile

Easy booking with Ali who made some great recommendations at the office. This particular tour was really good, our tour guide Was very well informed about the history culture arts and geography on Ephesus , house of Mary and Artemis temple ! It was a...More

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