Private Ephesus and Sirince Village Tour - 1 Day

Private Ephesus and Sirince Village Tour - 1 Day

Tour Code : EN-022
Tour Code : EN-022
Private Ephesus and Sirince Village Tour - 1 Day
Ephesus and its surroundings

The ancient city of Ephesus was once the most important port city and trade center of the ancient world with a population of 250,000. Situated in the fertile plain of the Aegean region, the city was the religious center of early Christianity and today it is an important pilgrimage center for Christians, as the House of Virgin Mary and St. John's tomb is located here. Primarily Ephesus has participated in UNESCO World Heritage List since 2015, moreover the Temple of Artemis has been confirmed as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is in Ephesus. St. John (apostle and tutelar of Virgin Mary) built his church (afterward developed as a basilica)in Ephesus admitted as the head of preceded 7 churches in Asia Minor. The last and the foremost reason is the house of the Virgin Mary (currently used as a chapel) is located 5 km. away from Ephesus blessed and approved as a pilgrimage center by Christian Authorities in Rome. Ephesus also played an important role in expanding Christianity and was referred to in New Testament many times. Especially Saint Paul has a crucial role to raise Christianity in Asia Minor and Greece as well. After a busy trip in Ephesus, you can rest while sipping your fruit wine in the garden of a house in Sirince village, which is famous for its natural beauty and fruit wines.

Ephesus and Sirince Village tour

Duration     : 6 -  7 Hours
Tour Day     :  All Year

ITINERARY

You will be met in Kusadasi Port or at your hotel concerning your accommodation details. The tour is starting with our air-conditioned, non-smoking comfortable vehicle will drive you primarily to Virgin Mary House, which is accepted as one of the pilgrimage centers of almost all Christians and approximately 5 km. away from Ephesus.  As per legendary about Virgin Mary has stated that She and St. John was together on their travel to Ephesus then chose here to spend the last years of her life mainly in this house. Pope Vl. Paul was blessed and admitted as this house of Mary’s own during his visit in 1967. 
Later on, arriving at the upper gate of Ephesus one of the best-preserved Greco-Roman ancient cities of the Ionian Region with a population of 250.000 in its top times, we are starting to tread all cities from up to down gate around 4 km. long. The major heritages going to be seen in this trip are: 
Ephesus Theater: It is the second-largest (1st is Colosseum in Italy) and one of the best acoustic amphitheaters in the world with a capacity of 24,000 people. Saint Paul and several priests preached here after the approval of Christianity by the Roman Empire. 
Celsus Library: It is the 3rd largest library of ancient times, dedicated to famous Roman consul Celsus. Sure, you will observe lots of remains dated to different periods of Roman Empire such as Domitian Temple, Odeon, Medical School, Scholastica Bath (2nd biggest Roman Bath in Turkey), Love House, Various Monumental Fountains (dedicated to great emperors), Latrines (public toilet), Commercial Agora, Curetes Street, Arcadian Street (Ephesus harbor), Terrace Houses (extra charge). You will visit Artemis Temple which is admitted as one of the seven wonders of the world. 

End of all visits, people like shopping may have small stops at the carpet weaving center or leather outlet center, or ceramic craft shop. Shopping is optional.

After Ephesus tour continues Sirince village. We will visit the charming white-painted houses with red roofs made of stone and wood, stone-paved roads, and Şirince Village, which is famous for its fruit wines. The houses in this village certainly do not obstruct the view of the other house. Check out the stalls where peasant women sell handcrafted cross-stitch knits, wool socks, and tablecloths. You can taste local wines and drink Turkish coffee in a village house.
The excursion will be completed by dropping off our guests at their destinations. ( Kusadasi or Izmir port )

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Prices Include
-  Entrance Fees, as in per itinerary.
-  Proficient Professional Tour Guide.
-  Air-conditioned & non-smoking vehicle with experienced driver.
-  All parking, highway, bridge fees. 

Prices Exclude
- Personal expenses.
- Beverages and Lunches
- Optional additional tours

Number of people Per person in
Double
Single Room Extra Bed Children Fee
Number of people Per person in
Double
Single Room Extra Bed Children Fee
Price includes

Entrance Fees, as in per itinerary.

Proficient Professional Tour Guide.

Air conditioned & non-smoking vehicle with experienced driver.

All parking, highway, bridge fees. 

Price Excludes

Personal expences.

Beverages and Lunches

Optional additional tours

HIGHLIGHTS  

Ephesus -

Temple of Artemis

House of Virgin Mary -

Isabey Mosque

Basilica of St. John

Seven Sleepers

Magnesia Gate

Terrace House

Vedius Gymnasium

East Gymnasium

Bath of Varius Ephesus

State Agora

Temple of Isıs

Odeon Concert Hall

Dominitian Square

Temple of Dominitian

Fountain of Pollio

Memmius Monument

Hercules Gate

Curetes Street

Fountain of Trajan

Scholastica Basilica

Temple of Hadrian

Roman Latrines

Octagon

Brothel

Hadrian’s Gate

Heroon

Celsus Library

Gate of Mazeus

Temple of Serapis

Commercial Agora

Marble Road

Ephesus Theater

Theatre Gymnasium

Arcadian Street

Harbour Baths

Harbour Gymnasium

The Double Church

Ephesus Stadium

 

   

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  • Tour Code : EN-022
  • Duration : 1 Day
  • Start : Kusadasi - Turkey
  • End : Kusadasi - Turkey
  • formaciones : Year round
  • Transfer : Vehicle
  • Distance : 95 Km
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