Marmaris: Ephesus Tour
Ephesus is one of the best preserved ancient city site in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Full Day Tour (12 hours)Full Day Tour (12 hours)
Available Days: Thursday, Sunday
English, Russian Guiding Service
While Marmaris provides you all the fun, comfort and excitement, Ephesus has something very interesting to offer. Marmaris Ephesus Tours is a real treat and you will be amazed to know the history of the biggest ancient city in Turkey. Ephesus is also known as one of the best preserved ancient city site in the Eastern Mediterranean. Situated at about 190 km from Marmaris, this ancient city site is on to the Turkey’s western coast.
Ephesus has many ancient monuments and their remnants in open; it appears as if this open air museum breathes, and lives with as many as 2 million people visiting this place annually. We will help you cover the 190 km journey from Marmaris in around 3 hours and with great comfort as it should be by our comfortable buses. Professional guides will help you know more about the place as you walk through Ephesus.
The ancient city site of Ephesus has many interesting and valuable archeological treasures like the Temple of Artemis, which is regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Other monuments of interest include the Hadrian Temple, the Library of Celsus, and an impressively large ancient amphitheater, which had a capacity to accommodate 24,000 people at a time! The recent excavations have revealed that the present site has two more ancient cities buried beneath it. Thus Ephesus is the third city on the same platform and has a history that dates back to 245 BC. The Legend says that the first city was founded by female warriors known as Amazons. Carians and Lelegians are suggested to be the city’s first inhabitants.
The city has seen Ionians, Lydians, and Persians through the ages and when Romans took over the city in 129 BC, the city was teeming with 200,000 citizens inhabiting in it! Soon, Ephesus became an important center of trade and commerce in the ancient world. From the first century AD, Ephesus also saw Christian disciples visiting the place to spread the faith of one God. History says, St Paul remained here for three years and that St John and Virgin Mary had visited this place during their last days.
- A Pick-up and Drop-back service
- Breakfast & Lunch
- Full insurance
- Entrance Fee to Ephesus
- English Speaking Guide
Price does not include
- Tips and Gratuities
- Personal Expenditures
- Restrictions: Not suitable for the guests with walking difficulties.
- Pickup from hotel
- Don’t Forget: Sun cream , Sun glasses, Camera, Comfortable clothing , Comfortable Shoes, Hat.