Shore Excursions: Ephesus & House Of Virgin Mary Tour

The House of the Virgin Mary is a place where, according to the beliefs of many people Mary, the mother of Jesus, spent the last years of her life. She was supposed to arrive at Ephesus together with St. John and lived there in the years 37-45 CE until her Assumption (according to Catholic doctrine) or Dormition (according to Orthodox belief).

UNESCO listed place; The ancient city of Ephesus (Ephesos) takes you on an unforgettable journey through history; etched on minds as the home of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stretching back to the Neolithic period and inhabited in the greatest period of the Roman Empire.

Temple of Artemis, also called Artemesium was one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The great temple was built by Croesus, king of Lydia and was rebuilt after being burned by a madman named Herostratus. The Artemesium was famous not only for its great size, over 110 by 55 metres, but also for the magnificent works of art that adorned it.

per adult from

$156

NZD

Duration

5 to 6 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Licensed Tour Guide
    • Satisfaction
    What's excluded :
    • Drinks
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Ege Ports, Camikebir, Liman Cd. No:10, 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey

    Our professional lisenced tour guide will sign your name infront of the exit gate when we agreed time before your tour.

    Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk 35100 Turkey

    The House of the Virgin Mary (or Meryem Ana Evi in Turkish) is a place where, according to the beliefs of many people Mary, the mother of Jesus, spent the last years of her life. She was supposed to arrive at Ephesus together with St. John and lived there in the years 37-45 CE until her Assumption (according to Catholic doctrine) or Dormition (according to Orthodox belief).
    Currently, the restored house serves as a chapel. Typically, the chapel is crowded by huge numbers of tourists who visit Meryemana while on their way to or from Ephesus. The place is under the care of the Franciscan order. The House of the Virgin Mary also has enormous significance for the Muslims, for whom Mary was the mother of one of the great prophets of Islam, called İsa Peygamber (i.e. Jesus).

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey

    UNESCO listed place; The ancient city of Ephesus (Ephesos) takes you on an unforgettable journey through history; etched on minds as the home of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stretching back to the Neolithic period and inhabited in the greatest period of the Roman Empire.

    This ancient city was valued for a long time as a harbour town, and due to the excavations which have uncovered new sections and artefacts every year, the city continues to surprise its visitors and to maintain its historical value. Many famous classical philosophers, who are still read today, such as Heraclitus, lived in the scientific, artistic and cultural city of Ephesus.


    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: The Temple of Artemis, Ataturk, Park Ici Yolu No:12, Selcuk Turkey

    Temple of Artemis, also called Artemesium was one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The great temple was built by Croesus, king of Lydia, about 550 BCE and was rebuilt after being burned by a madman named Herostratus in 356 BCE. The Artemesium was famous not only for its great size, over 350 by 180 feet (about 110 by 55 metres), but also for the magnificent works of art that adorned it.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Ege Ports, Camikebir, Liman Cd. No:10, 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey

    At the end of the tour, you will be drop off to the port again.

  • Departure Point :
    Ege Ports, Camikebir, Liman Cd. No:10, 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Kusadasi Shore Excursions

Activity ID: V-112027P23

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