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Shore Excursions: Ephesus Small-Group Tour

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    Pass By: Kusadasi Merkez, Camikebir, Feribot Limanı, 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey

    Upon arrival to Kusadasi, we meet you at the exit of the Cruise Port. When you come out of port, you will see our team with holding a sign with your name on it. After then we met with all our guests, we departure around 08:00- 08:30 am.

    Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk 35100 Turkey

    House of the Virgin Mary where mother of Jesus Christ spent her final years. Pope Paul VI visited the shrine in 1967, and 'unofficially' confirmed its authenticity. Pope John Paul II also visited the shrine in 1979. Pope Benedict XVI visited this shrine in 2006. While their visiting, they gave some gifts for this shrine what you can see during your visit.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey

    UNESCO listed place Ancient City of Ephesus that is one of the best well-kept Greco- Roman ancient city in the world, famous with Odeon where the music concerts were organized; Domitian Temple that is one of the first temple dedicated for a human; Celcus Library which was the third biggest library in the ancient time; Amphitheatre where is one of the biggest amphitheatre in the world with 24.000 people capacity and St. Paul preached to Ephesians; Marble Street; Roman Baths ; Fountains; Temples; Agora; Love House; Public Toilets and more...

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The Temple of Artemis, Selcuk Turkey

    Artemis was the Greek goddess, the virginal huntress and twin of Apollo, who replaced the Titan Selene as Goddess of the Moon.

    The ancient temple was built around 650 BC to the cult of Artemis, was constructed on a site already sacred to the Anatolian Mother Goddess,Cybele. The temple was financed by the wealthy king of Lydia and marshy ground was selected for the building site as a precaution against future earthquakes.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Feribot İskelesi, Camikebir, 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey

    At the end of the tour we will give you some time as optional to explore local goods and around 15:00 – 16:00 we will drop you back to the Kusadasi Cruise Port.

    This tour designed as the preferences of cruise passengers, and ensures your on time return to onboard time.
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    Traveler pickup is offered

    Ports
    Kusadasi Cruise Port, İzmir Cruise Port
    Duration
    4h
    Inclusions
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Fuel surcharge
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Parking Fees
    • Licensed Tour Guide
    • 100 % Satisfaction
    • Entrance Fees to the Museums
    • Lunch
    Exclusions
    • Gratitude (Optional)
    • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    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 16 July 2019 via mobile

    Do not miss this ! A very knowledgeable of both the history behind Ephesus, of the region which is where she is from , and a very kind sweet guide . I would highly recommend her in particular . Lunch was authentic Turkish style seating...More

    Thank bettybI4426IP
    Reviewed 14 July 2019 via mobile

    Ismael was waiting for us at Kushadasi cruise port for the start of a great day. As advertised the tour was a small group of 12 in a nice Aircon mini-van. The tour covered the promised stops with just the right amount of time at...More

    Thank Patrick M
    Reviewed 12 July 2019 via mobile

    Fatima is a wonderful guide full of information. Would highly recommend this tour. Great local food and experience. We chose this tour rather than one through oceania cruises. We all enjoyed our experience and very happy with our decision ! Thank you!More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    kikuscu, Yönetici at Ephesus tour from Kusadasi, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2019

    Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing travel experience you had with us and share with others on tripadvisor. I hope to see here again and please bring all your friends and family. We will ensure they all enjoy the same quality of service...More

    Reviewed 12 July 2019

    The Ephesus tour has been wonderful. Fatama has done a great job with explanations and delicious food! She is incredibly sweet and helpful. It is nice that she likes her job. :)

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Amy K
    kikuscu, Yönetici at Ephesus tour from Kusadasi, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2019

    Dear Guest, Thanks so much for your review. I’m delighted you found that booking our tour was the right decision and you and your friends had such a good time. Kind Wishes Fatima

    Reviewed 8 July 2019 via mobile

    Fatima was a great tour guide and was very knowledgeable about the area, the history, and Turkey in general. She was great at bringing our whole group through all the sights and making sure everyone had time to explore and take pictures. Highly recommended!

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    kikuscu, Yönetici at Ephesus tour from Kusadasi, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2019

    Dear Guest, Thanks for leaving review for us . It was pleasure to be guiding for your family. Hope to meet back for next trip! Loves Fatima

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