The Hardian Temple
Full Day Tour To Ephesus
About 05 Hours
Your guide will pick you up from the port to enjoy an excursion to Ephesus. The ruins of this ancient city are one of Turkey’s most impressive archaeological sites. Ephesus was an ancient Greek city and then later on an important site in early Christianity.
Trip type : Private Tour
Trip runs : Everyday
Pick-up Location : Izmir Port
Return To : Izmir Port
Pick-up Time : According to the Cruise Schedule
After meeting your guide at the port, you will make the 45 minute drive south to Ephesus. There you will be able to visit the extensive ruins of the ancient city that make it the greatest outdoor museum in Turkey. See the Odeon, the Agora, the Pyrtaneion, as well as Domitian Square, Hercules Gate and Trajan’s Fountain. All of these sites are evidence of the cities long history as part of the ancient Greek and then Roman worlds. The ruins go on with the Temple of Hadrian, which is one of the best preserved ancient structures in Turkey, along with the ruins of Celsius Library and the Grand Theater, which is one of the most impressive structures at Ephesus. The number of ruins goes on and on and you are sure to find many more interesting sights from Ephesus’ ancient period, as well as evidence of its importance during the early days of Christianity. Both John and Paul of the Apostles recorded visits to this once great city. Finally, as the day comes to an end you will have a chance to visit a handicrafts center to shop of souvenirs before you guide returns you to your ship. The tour will last approximately 5 hours.
- The Terrace Houses section costs 15 USD per person.
- Ancient city of Ephesus it’s an open air museum and includes 1.5 km. walking.
- Pick up services from Izmir port and return
- All transfers by a comfortable A/C vehicle
- English speaking guide during the tour
- Private driver during the tour
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
- All taxes and service charge
- Personal spendings
Prices per Person
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