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Ephesus Small Group Day Tour from Izmir
"Today you can visit the amazing historical sites in Selcuk area. Some of the best ruins in the world still are standing at The Ancient City of Ephesus. This large marble city used to be the Capital of the Roman Empire for the east and was said to have a 00 people. The ruins that date back to over 3000 years ago are some of the best preserved ruins of today's modern world. You will be taken through the ruins to visit some of the major sites within such as the Odeon the Celsius Library and Temple of Hadrian. One of the seven wonders of the ancient world lies right at your feet in the swampy lands of Selcuk. The Temple Of Artemis foundations are still standing for you to marvel at. You can still imagine the b along with the history provided will give you a real impression of how this temple once was.Sitting high upon the top of the BulBul Mountain that overlooks Selcuk is the House Of Virgin Mary. This is now quite the pilgrimage site as it is said to"""Today you will be marveled by the amazing sites and ruins in and around the Selcuk area an area which is so rich in history and important artifacts. This day tour from Izmir will take you into Selcuk to visit the sites of Ehpesus Ruins
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Ephesus Half Day Tour
"On arrival at Ephesus you enter through the Magnesia Gate and begin a slow downhill walk with your guide past the Odeum Celsus Library Temple of Hadrian and more. Then visit Temple of Artemis one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World hear about ancient Greeks Romans
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Biblical Ephesus Tour from Selcuk or Kusadasi
"Highlights of the tour include; Visit the site of the Temple of Artemis one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World see the last resting place of the Virgin Mary gaze in wonder at the magnificent Celsus Library hear about ancient Greeks Romans Turks and Christians and enjoy round-trip transfers to and from Ephesus in comfort.On arrival at Ephesus you enter through the Magnesia Gate and begin a slow
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3km W of Ephesus, 17km NE of Kusadasi, 70km SE of Izmir AiportWalkIf you’re staying in the near by Selcuk you can actually walk to the archaeological site of Ephesus in less than 35’ to the lower gate...
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Jun 21, 2015

how to move around

Ephesus is a large archeological site but as expected can be seen on foot only. There are 2 entrances with a distance of about 3km in between going downhill from the upper to lower gate. Don’t forget...
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Jun 21, 2015

Another option

I've been twice in Ephesus: the last one as part of a circuit across Anatolia, the first one in a short visit coming from Greece. I was in Samos and found that it was available a day tour to Ephesus,...
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Sep 30, 2014

No shopping tour to Ephesus, Virgin, Mary's house

I recently organised a tour for myself, my husband and his brother and sister-in-law who came over from Melbourne, Australia to see us in the UK. As they had never been to Greece we booked a holiday...
Oct 24, 2011

Ephesus was amazing

Hello , I was in Ephesus last week and it was amazing.!! We went there with celebrity cruise line. Cruise shuttle's was very expensive and i did reservation with one local company from internet. They...
May 08, 2011

Virgin Mary's House reached most cheaply

If you want to visit Ephesus, you best stay in one of that cheaper accomodations in Selcuk. You may be offered a room immediately at your arrival at the bus station.From there, minibuses go to Ephesus...
Oct 20, 2010
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How to get from Izmir airport to Selcuk (Ephesus)

I have read many questions in several travel forums about this route from Izmir to Selcuk/Ephesus because Izmir airport doesn't have much of a public transport option like Istanbul's metro/tram - to...
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Oct 11, 2009

Accommodation + Ephesus Transfer

The way I got to and from Ephesus was by booking a Hotel which included the FREE TRANSFER. I thought this was great value. It was so easy. I told the Receptionist when I wanted to go, a local man came...
Jul 12, 2009

How to get to Ephesus

Ephesus is located 3 km from Selcuk and 17 km from Kusadasi. You can reach it by Dolmus. But it’s better to use an excursion bus from the port of Kusadasi. We got to Ephesus by our excursion bus on...
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Jan 18, 2009

Getting to Ephesus independently

I booked a full day tour for €35 = 68YTL per person to Ephesus from Kusadasi. I wish we had done it independently and purchased audio guides and a guide book. To do Ephesus independently from...
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Jul 11, 2008

Ephesus from Selcuk

Walk, it takes about 20 - 30 minutes, and the Temple of Artemis is on the way, so visit that on your way home. Be warned however, that when you leave the Ephesus area you will have to either walk...
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Jun 06, 2008

How to get to Ephesus

Getting to Ephesus is pretty easy. After landing in istanbul, you can take a plane to izmir for about 25-45$ US (45 mins.) or take a bus for 15-25$ US (9-10 hours)Once you are in izmir you can take a...
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Feb 15, 2006

Public Tour Group - Private

We (family of 4) booked via the net for a public tour package with one company, (which i cant remember) and turned out to be upon our arrival in Kusadasi (where we put up our nights) by an overnight...
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Feb 11, 2006

You want HOW much??

Hiring a taxi to take you to the ruins of Ephesus from Kusadasi should not cost more than $40 US. Add $5-10 to visit Selcuk and the ruins of Temple of Artemis. Some drivers will ask for upwards of...
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May 22, 2005

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Virgin Mary’s House

We were told to visit this location on a cruise stop. Upon the 50 minute drive via cab into the mountain to be dropped off to pay $13 a person to get in to look at a house built in 1955 was an insult...
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Celsus Library

This is probably one of the most photographic structures in Ephesus archaeological site. Celsus Library was built in between 117 and 135 AD as a monumental tomb for the governor of the province of...
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Grand Theatre

The Large Theatre is one of the first things you’ll see if you enter Ephesus from Lower Gate and in my humble opinion more impressive than Celsius Library (where you actually see the re-erected façade...
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You don't need to use your imagination too much here! The latrines were part of the Scholastica Baths and built in the 1st century AD. They were the public toilets of the city where citizens were...
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Curetes Street

Curetes street is the main street of Ephesus from Celsus Library in the lower end up to Heracles Gate on the upper end. It is lined with lots of ruins on both sides but also hordes of visitors, if a...
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Trajan Fountain

Built around 104 AD, this is one of the finest monuments in Ephesus. It was constructed for the honour of Emperor Trajan and the statue of Trajan stood in the central niche on the facade overlooking...
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"Ephesus the open air Museum"
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"Ephesus (Efes) and Nearby Selcuk"
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