Ephesus – Museum – House of Virgin Mary with Lunch

Daily - 6 Hours
  • Celsus Library - Ephesus Museum And The House Of Virgin Mary Tour From Kusadasi
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Duration    : 6 Hours
Departure : Kusadasi Port or Hotel
Visiting      : Ephesus – The House of Virgin Mary – Ephesus Archaeological Museum

Discover the ancient wonders of Ephesus Museum and Virgin Mary house tour from Kusadasi with a traditional Turkish lunch.

This exclusive journey not only unveils the rich history and cultural heritage of Ephesus but also offers a unique culinary experience.

Let’s embark on a tour that promises to be enlightening, enriching, and unforgettable.

Highlights of the Ephesus Museum and Virgin Mary house tour from Kusadasi

Embark on a mesmerizing journey to the heart of ancient civilization with our Ephesus Museum and Virgin Mary house visit from Kusadasi.

This tour is not just a historical exploration; it’s a passage through time where the ancient ruins of Ephesus come alive.

With a private guided tour of Ephesus from Kusadasi with traditional Turkish lunch, you will:

  • Wander through the marble streets of Ephesus, marveling at the spectacular Celsus Library and the marvelous Grand Theatre.
  • Make a heartfelt wish at the serene House of Virgin Mary, recognized by the Vatican as her final resting place.
  • Behold the majesty of the statue of Artemis in the Ephesus Archaeological Museum, along with other invaluable artifacts that narrate the city’s illustrious past.

Private Guided Tour of Ephesus from Kusadasi with Traditional Turkish Lunch

Your adventure begins at Kusadasi port, where your professional guide will lead you on a drive to Ephesus-Selcuk, the site of one of the world’s most spectacular open-air museums.

The Ephesus Museum and Virgin Mary house visit with local lunch not only showcases the historical magnificence of Ephesus but also lets you experience the local culture and cuisine.

  • Ephesus: A city that was once the trade center of the ancient world and a religious center of the early Christianity period.
  • House of Virgin Mary: A pilgrimage site for many, offering a glimpse into the life of the Virgin Mary in Ephesus.
  • Ephesus Archaeological Museum: Home to the famed statue of Artemis and other artifacts that bring the rich history of Ephesus to life.

Following your exploration, relish a traditional Turkish lunch that promises a genuine taste of local cuisine, making your tour an unforgettable cultural immersion.

Discover Ephesus’s Rich Cultural Heritage

This tour not only enlightens you about the Ephesus history and explores the ancient ruins but also connects you with the spiritual heritage at the House of Virgin Mary.

The Ephesus Museum and Virgin Mary house visit from Kusadasi is a journey through time, where each site you visit tells its own story, rich with history and spirituality.

Explore the Rich History at the Ephesus Museum on Your Private Tour from Kusadasi

The Ephesus Archaeological Museum, a cornerstone of your Ephesus Museum and Virgin Mary house tour from Kusadasi, serves not just as a repository of ancient artifacts but as a gateway to understanding the life and spirituality of ancient Ephesus.

Upon entering the Ephesus Archaeological Museum, you’re transported into the world of ancient Ephesians. The museum’s prized possession, the statue of Artemis, is not merely an exhibit; it’s a symbol of Ephesus’s spiritual and cultural significance.

This exquisite artifact, retrieved from the temple of the goddess Artemis, highlights the city’s religious heritage and the reverence its people held for their deities.

The museum’s collections take you on a chronological journey through Ephesus through the Ages. Each room is carefully curated to showcase different aspects of life in ancient Ephesus:

Sculptures from the Fountains: These sculptures offer insight into the sophisticated water systems and the aesthetic appeal of the city’s public spaces.

Finds from Terrace Houses: Get an intimate glimpse into the daily lives of Ephesians, revealing the domestic architecture and interior decorations of the affluent.

Coins: This collection serves as a testament to Ephesus’s economic prosperity and its connections with the broader ancient world.

Courtyard – Stone Artifacts: The open-air courtyard displays significant stone artifacts, including steles and sarcophagi, each telling its own story of faith, tradition and artistry.

Cult of Cybele: Discover artifacts dedicated to Cybele, the mother goddess, highlighting the diversity of religious practices in ancient Ephesus.

Finds from the Temple of Artemis: Explore additional artifacts from one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, further illuminating the city’s spiritual life.

Artemis Ephesia: The many representations of Artemis, the city’s patron goddess, reflect her importance in Ephesian society.

Imperial Cult: Items related to the worship of the Roman Emperors as gods, showcasing the blend of politics and religion.

This detailed exploration of the Ephesus Museum during your Ephesus Museum and Virgin Mary house visit from Kusadasi deepens your appreciation of the ancient city’s architectural, economic and spiritual dimensions.

Embark on Your Journey

The Ephesus Museum and Virgin Mary House tour from Kusadasi is more than just a tour; it’s an experience that will stay with you for a lifetime.

With breathtaking views of the harbor town on your way back to Kusadasi, your heart and mind will be full of unforgettable memories.

Book your tour today and step into a world where history, culture and spirituality converge. Discover Ephesus’s treasures and indulge in a traditional Turkish lunch on this once-in-a-lifetime journey.


  • Licensed professional guide in English or other preferred language for all sightseeing.
  • Air-conditioned luxury vehicle with a professional driver
  • Pick-up and drop-off service
  • Entrance fees to museums and sites according to the above itinerary


  • Gratuities to guide and driver
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Any items not specifically mentioned as included

Additional Information:
To bring a camera, a sunhat, and to prefer comfortable walking shoes are highly recommended.


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  • A special price will be given for requests of 11 people or more. We kindly ask you to contact the your agency.
  • Infant (0-6) free of charge, Children age (7-12) % 50
  • Free Cancellation. Cancel anytime one day before your experience, full refund.
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