A Private Half Day Ephesus Tour
Tour Program: 4 hours (approx.)
Places to see:
Temple of Artemision
Professional licensed tour guide
All entrance fees
Private air-conditioned transportation
Driving from the pier through the countryside along a hilly drive, you arrive the entrance to the Ancient City of Ephesus that was built on a small hill. Once you enter the Open Air Archeological Museum of Ephesus and pass by the Magnesia gate, you will enter the administrative section of ancient Ephesus. The guided walking tour will take you through one of the most magnificent excavations in the world. See the Odeon, the Fountain of Trajan, the steam-baths of Scholastika, the temple of Hadrian and the impressive library of Celsius. The Grand Theater, where St. Paul preached, is one of the largest theaters in antiquity with a capacity of 24,000 seats.
When your tour is done in Ephesus, you will drive to see one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Temple of Artemis.
After visiting the Temple site, you will drive back to Kusadasi.
* Visiting Ephesus includes walking approximately 1.5 miles over uneven and cobblestone surfaces down the hill. 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 the summer months; we recommend that you drink a lot of water and use suitable sun protection.