Ephesus - Basilica Temples and Museums Tour with Private Guide and Van
Uncover the wonders of Ephesus on this full-day Ephesus basilica temples and museums tour, with private guide and van. Explore the UNESCO-listed city, visiting landmarks such as Ephesus Archaeology Museum, the 6th-century St John’s Basilica, Isa Bey Mosque, and the Roman Artemis Temple. These ancient sites are among the most popular coastal excursions from Kusadasi cruise port. Book a private guided tour for up to 12 people, and customize your itinerary as it suits you.Itinerary
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Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey
Your guide will take you for a short scenic drive into Ephesus, the Roman capital of Asia Minor and historical home to over a quarter of a million people, from slave traders to saints. The area and many of its landmarks were deemed UNESCO World Heritage sites in 2015. 150 years of excavations have uncovered the most complete classical Greco-Roman city on earth, in its heyday between the years 1 and 2 AD.
Discover some of these artifacts at the Ephesus Archaeology Museum, housing ancient treasures from Ephesus and its environs. Enjoy a rich Turkish lunch, then continue to St. John’s Basilica, the second largest church featuring Byzantine Architecture, and the burial site of John the Apostle, one of the four gospel writers.
Follow this up with a short downhill walk to Isa Bey Mosque, one of western Turkey’s oldest mosques. Visit Seljukian Turks, famous for its handmade rugs, tiles, and preservation of traditional arts. Conclude your tour at the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, before returning to your original departure point.
Duration: 8 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Maximum of 12 people per booking"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult,"
"Infant seats available on request if advised at the time of booking."
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"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"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
Duration: 8 Hours
Traveler pickup is offeredPorts
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.