Ephesian Modus Vivendi Tour - feat. Ephesus Terrace Houses

Ephesian Modus Vivendi Tour - feat. Ephesus Terrace Houses

With the exception of Pompeii, Ephesus is the largest and best-preserved ancient city in the Mediterranean line. Ephesian Modus Vivendi tour aims a complete perspective on Ephesus and the Roman way of life "The House of Rich" of the ancient times of Ephesus. Guests must be able to walk approx. 1 mile and this tour is not recommended for guests with walking difficulties or those who use a wheelchair. 

Itinerary
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Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey

A visit to Efes (Ephesus) - once the commercial center of the ancient world - is a highlight of any visit to Turkey The city, whose wealth and patronage supported its splendid architectural program, was dedicated to the goddess Artemis. Her enormous temple, once considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and rebuilt several times, dates in its latest form from the third century B.C. The ruins also include a theater, gymnasium, agora and baths, as well as the Library of Celsus.

This tour offers a complete perspective about the Ancient City of Ephesus and the Roman way of living. In Ephesus, You will see the
• Magnesia Gate, 
• Odeon, 
• Trajan Fountain, 
• Temple of Hadrian, 
• Celsus Library, 
• Grand Theater, 
• Arcadian Way. 

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Ephesus Terrace Houses, Selcuk 35148 Turkey

Afterwards, your guide will take you to explore the Terrace Houses known as "the houses of rich" and time to visit St. John's Basilica. We shall visit the terraced houses of Ephesus with beautiful frescos from the 2nd century CE that stretch up the hill. They once housed the rich and famous families in the town, who proudly preserved frescoes and mosaics on the interior. The decor of the houses and their furnishings provided some interesting information on Ephesian elites ' lifestyles during the Roman and early Byzantine periods. Houses are inevitable comparing them with similar buildings, especially in the villas of Pompeii and Herculaneum, found in parts of the Roman Empire. The consensus is that the houses of the Ephesians are by no means lower than those. Impressive!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Basilica of Saint John, Isa Bey Mahallesi, 2013. Sk. No:1, Selcuk 35920 Turkey

Well, it's time to be the witness of an insight into the history of this ancient site, built in the sixth century by the Byzantine Emperor Justinian. It is believed that the church sits on John the Apostle's burial grounds and was designed as a cross. It was covered by six domes at its completion, with many of the walls presumably once covered in frescoes. The basilica was transformed into a mosque, hit by an earthquake and completely destroyed by a Mongolian army in 1402, as nearby Ephesus began to lose significance. All that remains today are different bricks and stones alongside the marble columns that once held up the structure, but recent restoration provides the context for visualizing and understanding its former status and meaning.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Selçuk Efes, Atatürk Mahallesi 1022 sokak no :8, Atatürk, D:2, 35920 Selçuk/İzmir, Turkey

"The Pattern: A Language Before the Alphabet"

The hand-made oriental rug is not merely a work of art, but a journey in time and space to an ancient realm of beauty and mystical charm. No other art form bridges so many centuries spans so many cultures and captivities so many people as the Oriental rug. Hear the stories behind the attractive patterns and colors. They are stories, beliefs and prayers. See the original images, picture writings using tribal and religious symbols, the same symbols used in architecture and sculpture. See how the method of creation has remained relatively unchanged for over two millennia. Join us here today.

Duration: 1 hour



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Stroller accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"For healthier travel experience, we will be upgrading our standard vehicles to SUVs, MPVs and Vans for 8 people or less and 16 or 33 seater minibuses for 9 people or more, both options at no extra cost. All medical regulations will be adhered to during this time until further notice for your safety."



Start Time: Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/5/2020 - 12/30/2020
Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Duration: 6 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
- Hand sanitizers and masks will be available for the best hygiene practice.
- Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time and let the lobby staff know that you are expecting a tour guide.
- Comfortable shoes are advised
- Wheelchair users must inform our agent whether guest(s) is/are fully dependent on the chair or partly able to walk or move.
- Cruise port pickups from Izmir International Cruise Port are included in the tour price.
- Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport pick up service is included in the tour price

Airports

  • Adnan Menderes Airport, Izmir Turkey


Ports

  • Izmir Port, Umurbey, 35230 Konak/İzmir, Turkey
  • Ege Ports, Camikebir, Liman Cd. No:10, 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey



Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Private transportation
  • Lunch
  • Soda/Pop
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Parking Fees
  • Entry/Admission - Ephesus Terrace Houses
  • Entry/Admission - The Basilica of Saint John
  • Entry/Admission - Selçuk Efes

Not Included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities

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