Our professional tour guide will welcome you at the exit gate of the Kusadasi Cruise Port upon your ship arrival. We advise you to departure as possible as early according to your arrival time. After all the travellers collected around 08:30 am, we will have 20 minutes scenic drive to the first destination of our schedule.
This tour covers:
- House of Virgin Mary
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.
- Ephesus Ancient Ruins
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, Celsus 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 many more…
- Temple of Artemis
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 the marshy ground was selected for the building site as a precaution against future earthquakes.
- Basilica of St. John
From the Temple of Artemis, your tour guide will talk about the Basilica of St. John and show you the location of it. It is believed that the Evangelist St. John had spent his last years in the region around Ephesus and buried in the southern slope of Ayosolug Hill. The tomb of St John was under the central dome of the basilica.
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 Kusadasi Cruise Port.
The price of this tour is 30 € per person.
We trust our service quality! No prepayment needed, you may pay at the end of your tour.
|INCLUDED IN THE PRICE|
|Entrance Fees (per person around 17 € )|
|100 % Satisfaction|
|Licensed Tour Guide|
|GST (Goods and Services Tax)|
|EXCLUDED IN THE PRICE|
|Drinks during Lunch (Optional)|