The Basilica of St. John and Ephesus tour includes
- Pick-up from the Kusadasi Port or from your hotel
- Visit of the Basilica of St. John
- Continue for the visit of Ephesus ancient city
- By the end of the tour drive back to Kusadasi Port
or to your hotel.
Duration: approx. 3 & 1/2 hours
WHAT YOU VISIT
Ephesus - Enter through the Magnesia Gate and begin a slow, downhill walk with your guide into the ruins of this Roman provincial capital. Your route takes you past the Odeum, the Celsus Library, the Temple of Hadrian, the Fountain of Trajan and the Great Theater.
The Theater had seating for 25,000, was the site where St. Paul preached to the Ephesians, and is used today for a local spring festival.
The Basilica of St. John - Built by the Emperor Justinian over the tomb of St. John the Apostle, the Basilica, now in ruins, once rivaled St. Sophia in size. One can still see graceful columns, mosaics and frescoes.
WHAT YOU SEE ALONG THE WAY
From Kusadasi, you travel north to St. John's Basilica, passing the Byzantine fortress at Selcuk and the ruins of the Temple of Artemis then continue to the to Ephesus's upper gate. By the end of touring Ephesus, return to Kusadasi.
must be able to walk approximately 1.5 miles over uneven and cobblestone
surfaces, inclines and 10 - 30 steps in The Basilica of St. John and
Ephesus. Comfortable walking shoes, comfortable clothing, a hat, sunscreen
and insect repellent are recommended. Guests should watch their step at
all times in order to avoid injuries.
Temperatures can reach extreme highs during summer months; we recommend
that you drink a lot of water and use suitable sun protection.
The tour includes the professional licensed tour guide, all entrance fees, private air-conditioned transportation and VAT.
Approximate time to reach to Ephesus is 20 minutes.
Rates are based on per person.
As the number of participant increases the certain amount of discount will be applied.
Please contact us for your group requests.
Children 0-6 ages are free.
If you book any tour in Istanbul together with any Ephesus tour, then you will have 5% discount on your Ephesus tour.
The above rate is only valid for Kusadasi Port. If your arrival port is Izmir, please kindly contact us for price and tour details.
event of cancellation, written notice must be received by Meander Travel
at least three days before the arrival in order to receive the full
In the event of no show, 100% cancellation fee will apply.
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