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Ancient City of Ephesus

Selcuk 35920, Turkey
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Small-Group Tour to Ephesus From Kusadasi
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“terrace houses” (501 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Selcuk 35920, Turkey
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Reviewed August 19, 2014

In the heat of the June sun, you need to be well prepared with light clothing, hat and sunscreen. We spent many hours here, takng our time- there are so many wonders to see here. Meanwhile many tour groups over took us, although on arrival...More

Thank Chriss18255100
Reviewed August 19, 2014

old ancient city of efeze...is a must see but in hot temperatures it's a no go for the elderly....like pamukale it's not so far from bodrum(palukale is further)

Thank tonydaisylara
Reviewed August 19, 2014

A highlight of our trip to Turkey. The history of this place is amazing from ancient to more modern times.

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Reviewed August 18, 2014

Highly recommended for anyone making a cruise ship stop in Kusadasi. We were not rushed at any of the stops and had all questions answered very professionally.

Thank Larry W
Reviewed August 18, 2014

A fantastic example of western civilization. Give yourself plenty of time to tour the city. If you hire a guide, do your research first, we had an unfortunate experience by trusting the cruise ship's default excursion.

1  Thank the12vman
Reviewed August 17, 2014

Arm yourself with lots of water, sandals which grip well on polished marble and be stunned as you walk through history. It is very hot but worth the thirst, climb up and pay the extra to see the extraordinary mosaics in the covered terraced houses....More

Thank Domesticanw
Reviewed August 17, 2014

Very complete and intact ruins - very hot in August! Go early in the morning to avoid the heat and the crowds!

Thank joanieh6
Reviewed August 17, 2014

The magnitude of the sight and the sight you actually get the feeling of what life was like all those centuries ago.

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed August 16, 2014

The history here is so deep and the accomplishments of this city of people from long ago, without our modern ways of carving stone or construction is nothing short of amazing. There is so much here that you would do well to hire a tour...More

Thank J L
Reviewed August 16, 2014

We preferred the ancient ruins of Ephesus to those of Rome and Athens. Why? They were not melded into a modern setting, you walked the same streets and sidewalks, entered the same library and theatre, roamed the same marketplace and even shared the same homes,...More

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Response from Mert U | Reviewed this property |
I recommend you not to go there directly and take a guide who tries to be guide of the random people. I can recommend you to book a guided tour from jollytur or even on tripadvisor !
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August 19, 2016|
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Response from moki786 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about the boat, but you can actually book a rental car online. Do a google search and you will find many rental offers.
August 17, 2016|
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Response from David_F1206 | Reviewed this property |
You have a full resort in Kusadasi which is 30 min away
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