Ephesus Tour from Izmir gives you a chance to visit all environments of Selcuk Village. Virgin Mary’s house is located on top of Bülbül mountain. The House of Virgin Mary with its magnificent view offers you peaceful moments.
It is the place where Holy Virgin spent her last days. She comes to this region with Saint John. Virgin Mary preferred this remote mountain top rather than living in a crowded place, so she can spend her last days with peace, mourning to her son.
On the skirts of Bulbul Mountain locates the ancient site of Ephesus. Ephesus Tour from Izmir city center guarantees you to inform the history of Hellenic World and Roman eras in Asia Minor. It as well offers you the chance to discover the daily life of the Ephesians.
you are going to visit Governmental Agora, Odeon/ Bouleterion, Road of Curates, The Gate of Magnesia, Basilica, Gate of Hercules, Traianus Fountain, Temple of Hadrianus, ancient bathrooms, Roman Baths of Scholastica, Library of Celsius, Commercial Agora, The Grand Theater of Ephesus.
The ancient site of Ephesus is important not only for paganism but also for Christianity. On the way out of the ancient city, it is possible visiting the Church of Virgin Mary which is one of the most significant Christian structures. The Church of Virgin Mary is important because is the church where the 3. Ecumenical Council was held in the year of 375 AD.
Temple of Artemis is one of the “Seven Wonders of the Ancient World”. “The Temple of Artemis was a Greek temple dedicated to the Goddess Artemis. ”The Temple is totally restored three times before its final destruction in 401 AD. It is possible to visit the foundation level of the temple and the rest of the architectural features are in the British Museum and in the Ephesus Museum in Selcuk.
After Artemis Temple, next, we are going to have an outside look at Saint John Basilica. Saint John Basilica is one of the most important architectural features for the world of Christianity. The whole territory, in fact, is very important for the Christian world.
Then, we will visit the Virgin Mary’s House and lit a candle to thank her for all the beauty that she brought on the earth.
On the other hand, you will also have traditional shopping opportunities for jewelry, leather or ceramic centers.
Ephesus Tour from Izmir Pick-up place: Izmir airport, Izmir port, hotels in Izmir city
Ephesus Tour Pick-up time: 08.30 the tour starts at 8.30 am, the pick-up time depends on your pick-up place, please indicate your exact pick-up please to have the exact timing.
Lunch: Open buffet (exclude any kind of drinks)
Drop-off: Your pick-up place approx. 17.00