Duration : 7½ Hours
Departure : Izmir Port or Hotel
Visiting : Ephesus – The House of Virgin Mary – Ephesus Archaeological Museum
Highlights of the Ephesus, Ephesus Museum, Virgin Mary House from Izmir
- Visit the ruins of Ephesus and the House of Virgin Mary.
- Learn the Ephesus history and explore the ancient ruins
- See the spectacular Celsius Library and marvelous Grand Theatre
- Make a wish in the House of Virgin Mary
- See the statue of Artemis in Ephesus Archaeological Museum
Description of the Ephesus, Ephesus Museum, Virgin Mary House from Izmir
You will meet your experienced guide at the port or hotel in Izmir. Travel to Ephesus-Selcuk by vehicle. Ephesus is regarded as one of the most stunning open-air museums in Turkey and the globe, and is a must-see for every visitor to Turkey.
Ephesus city will come alive as you walk through 2,000 year-old marble streets admiring the Library of Celsius, Hadrians Temple, the Fountains of Trajan, Polio, The Temples of Hadrian and Domitian, Vedious and Scholastic Baths, Bouloterion, and the Great Theatre with a capacity of 24.000 spectators during this privately guided Ephesus, Ephesus Museum, Virgin Mary House tour.
After visiting Ephesus, we will proceed to the House of Virgin Mary. The Vatican has designated this modest home in the Solmissos Mountains as the Virgin Mary’s ultimate resting place. When the ruins of the home were originally unearthed, a modest shrine dedicated to St. Mary was discovered.
The Ephesus Archaeological Museum will be your next stop. It contains artifacts from the neighboring Ephesus excavation site. Its most famous exhibit is a statue of Artemis recovered from the goddess’ temple at Ephesus. Sculptures from the fountains, finds from Terrace Houses, Coins, Ephesus Through the Ages, Courtyard – Stone Artifacts, Cult of Cybele, finds from the Temple of Artemis, Artemis Ephesia, Imperial Cult are displayed.
At the end of our tour, you will return to Izmir.
We suggest that you take a look at our tours of other historical places below that may be of interest to you at Ephesus Private Tours.
- Ephesus and Miletos Tour from Izmir
- Ephesus and Sirince Village Tour from Izmir
- Ephesus and Bible Study Tour from Izmir
- 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
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
- Gratuities to guide and driver
- Items of a personal nature
- Any items not specifically mentioned as included
- To bring a camera, a sunhat, and to prefer comfortable walking shoes are highly recommended.
Prices of the Ephesus, Ephesus Museum, Virgin Mary House from Izmir
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