Shore Excursions: Private Historical Ephesus & Terrace Houses Tour

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.

The Terrace Houses located opposite the Temple of Hadrian. They were built according to the Hippodamian plan where the roads transect each other at right angles. The excavation work of the Terrace Houses started in 1960. The restoration of the houses is an ongoing process and every year there is something new to admire there.

Temple of Artemis, also called Artemesium was one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

per adult from

$155

NZD

Duration

5 to 6 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Licensed Tour Guide
    • Satisfaction
    What's excluded :
    • Drinks
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
    • Entry/Admission - Ephesus Terrace Houses
  • 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: 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: Ephesus Terrace Houses, Selcuk 35148 Turkey

    The Terrace Houses complex in Ephesus consists of luxurious residential villas, located on the northern slope of Bülbüldağı Hill, next to Curetes Street and opposite the Temple of Hadrian. So far, two housing complexes - Eastern and Western - have been excavated. They were built according to the Hippodamian plan where the roads transect each other at right angles. The excavation work of the Terrace Houses started in 1960. The restoration of the houses is an ongoing process and every year there is something new to admire there.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    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-112027P20

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