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Small-Group Skip-the-Line | Half-Day Ancient Ephesus Tour With House of Virgin Mary

4.5 / 5 total 1390 reviews
Duration: 4 hours
Product code: 4842
Overview

Get a dose of ancient history during this 4-hour tour of Ephesus. Your local guide will introduce you to what was once the greatest city in the Roman Empire and stop at famous sites such as the Temple of Hadrian, the Library of Celcius and the Odeon.

After exploring the ancient city you’ll head to the House of the Virgin Mary, which is believed to be where the biblical heroine lived before she died. Your guide will inform you about the years of the Roman Empire and other essential periods in Turkish history.

  • Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus Once in the ancient city itself we will explore this ancient Roman city and visit the Library of Celcius, Temple of Hadrian, the Theatre and Odeon. Hellenistic and Roman vestiges: Odeon, Bouleterion, Fountains, Temples, Roman Baths. The Library of Celsus: Renowned for its statues of four female figures symbolizing Wisdom, Knowledge, Intelligence and Valor. The Great Theater: This theater is the spot where St Paul preached to Ephesians.

Duration: 1 hour
Admission Ticket Included

  • Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
    The home nestled in the grotto is believed to have been Mary's residence during her last days.

Duration: 1 hour
Admission Ticket Included

Highlights
  • Avoid waiting in line with included skip the line access
  • Tread in the footsteps of biblical figures at the House of the Virgin Mary
  • See famous sites such as the Temple of Hadrian, Celcius Library and Odeon
  • Learn about the site’s important history from a knowledgable local guide
  • A 4-hour tour of the ancient city of Ephesus
Good to Know
  • Scheduling Scheduling: Shared Tour
  • Languages offered on the Activity / TourLanguages offered on the Activity / Tour: English, German, French, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish
  • Duration Duration: 4 hours
  • Skip the Line Skip the Line
  • Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of bookingConfirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Pick-up service Pick-up service
    Centrally Located Kusadasi Hotels and Cruise Port
  • Ship to shore “Stress-free” tour guarantee Ship to shore “Stress-free” tour guarantee.
    Get a full refund for non-docking ships or late port arrivals.
  • Easy Cancellation Easy Cancellation
    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Cut-off TimeCut-off Time
    Available to be booked until 2 days before the tour starts. We reserve the option to confirm the tour or not due to availability.
Inclusions
  • Admission fees to attractions,
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Hotel/ Cruise port pickup and drop-off
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
Pickup and Drop-off
Pick up from centrally located Kusadasi Hotels, Port and Selcuk Hotels.

Know Before You Go
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
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Reviewed by Jonathan c FR   March 25, 2022
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This is by far the best Ephesus experience that I ever had in my life… it was perfect!

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Reviewed by Monika Adamèiaková SK   March 18, 2022
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It was fantastic Ephesus experience for me. They looked always to make us feel great. Thank you very much for everything.

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Reviewed by Sydney IE   March 06, 2022
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Great Ephesus Tour. Very much knowledge was provided. Learned so much. He was a great guide. Thank you for providing this much insight. A great experience.

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Reviewed by C Brooks GB   March 04, 2022
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My two sisters and I had an outstanding day. The Ephesus tour was amazing and we would most definitely use and recommend this tour.

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Reviewed by Gabby US   March 01, 2022
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The tour itself was very interesting and fun. I would highly recommend this company if you are going to have a tour.
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Reviewed by Jasper T US   May 21, 2021
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I would very, very, highly recommend them with absolutely no hesitation. Well done
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Reviewed by David D AU   May 21, 2021
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The Ephesus tour was amazing, we are absolutely happy. The tour was flexible and accounted for our needs. thank you.

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Reviewed by Francisco ES   May 21, 2021
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Our tour guide was an excellent tour guide. She was very informative. Overall excellent tour. She also gives recommendations for us. everything was perfect.
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Reviewed by Mike G PH   May 21, 2021
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Our Ephesus tour guide was an excellent guide who tailored the tour to suit our needs and we learnt a lot in a most enjoyable and memorable way. Thank you so much for taking the time.

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Reviewed by Майя RU   May 21, 2021
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The Ephesus tour was great. Really good tour for people who want to see everything in nice period of time and My guide was very informative. Thank you for this amazing experience!

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