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

4.5 / 5 total 1420 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 Ken P US   September 22, 2022
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This tour is totally worth it. The organization was perfect and they were always on time and willing to help
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Reviewed by Avril J GB   September 22, 2022
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Thank you good tour priced fairly.
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Reviewed by Jun Cruz US   September 22, 2022
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Super friendly tour guide who gave us a lowdown on literally everything. Everything worked clockwork, and was a fantastic tour overall!! Would highly recommend this company!
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Reviewed by Jessica US   September 22, 2022
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Great 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 Paulius NO   September 22, 2022
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Perfect hospitality..perfect service, good comunication and very informatif. Thank you for your caring. Everything was perfect so I do not have any bad opinion about that tour and that company. TRY IT. .
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Reviewed by ninjasmurf SE   September 22, 2022
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I WOULD DO IT AGAIN.
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Reviewed by jfaris US   September 21, 2022
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Worth every penny. Our guide was amazing, friendly and knowledgeable. It made all the difference and this is the best family tour I have ever done.
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Reviewed by Halston NZ US   September 21, 2022
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WE HAD A WONDERFUL DAY WITH A WONDERFUL GUIDE. HE WAS NOT ONLY EXTREMELY KNOWLEDGEABLE, BUT ALSO HE HAD A GREAT PERSONALITY AND SHOWED US ALL THE THINGS WE WANTED TO SEE. HE MADE SOME EXCELLENT SUGGESTIONS OF HOW TO USE THAT TIME WELL. THROUGHOUT THE DAY, HE TOLD US MANY STORIES AND MUCH HISTORY IN A WAY THAT WAS BOTH INFORMATIVE AND ENTERTAINING.
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Reviewed by Jaehyun BR   September 21, 2022
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Our guide was fantastic, very knowledgable and friendly. We had an excellent time when we have tour, and would recommend him to anyone.
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Reviewed by Christopher C KR   September 21, 2022
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our tour guide was fantastic! She was so informative and engaging with details that you would have missed had you gone alone without her as your guide. She was very patient and moved at a good pace. Highly recommend!
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