Ephesus Full Day Classic Tour From Kusadasi
In the morning, your guide will meet you at the Kusadasi Hotel. Then, you will drive to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Ephesus was an ancient port Greek city on the coast of Ionia and it was built in the 10th century. It was one of the most important Greek cities and the most important trading center in the Mediterranean region. It contains such grand public buildings as the impressive Library of Celsus, the theatre, and the Temple of Artemis.
Temple of Artemis, also known as the Temple of Diana was a Greek Temple dedicated to the goddess of Artemis. The great temple was built about 550 BCE and it was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
House of the Virgin Mary, is located on the top of a mountain which is 9 km ahead of Ephesus. According to the common belief, it is the place that Mary, the mother of Jesus, has spent her last days. Indeed, she may have come to the area together with Saint John to spread Christianity.
Isa Bey Mosque is one of the oldest and most important works of architectural art remaining from the Anatolian beyliks. The mosque was built in 1375 and is an example of Seljukian architecture.
At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to Kusadasi Hotel.