Discover the wonderful cultural treasures of Ephesus and learn more about the history of this fascinating place.
Visit the House of the Virgin Mary, one of the most important Christian sights in the world
Discover the ancient city of Ephesus, the most important archaeological site in Turkey
Visit the Basilica of St. John, the ruin of a church with a 2nd century tomb where the remains of St. John and the temple of Artemis will be kept
Enjoy a delicious lunch in the Ephesus Theme Park with Turkish specialities
The House of the Virgin Mary is one of the most important Christian sights in the world. In 1967 and 1979 Pope Paul VI already visited this shrine, in 2006 Pope Benedict XVI also visited it.
After you have explored this holy place yourself, you will visit the ancient city of Ephesus. Your journey begins at the upper gate of the city. From there you will walk down the path between the magnificent buildings of Ephesus and see the Odeon, the Temples, the Celcius Library and the Amphitheatre, which with 25,000 seats is one of the largest amphitheatres in the world.
Continue along the immaculate Roman baths and fountains, as well as the Agora and the Love House. On this way you will experience the city very closely. Finally you will visit St. John's Church, where Apostle John was buried, and Artemis Temple, one of the seven ancient miracles.
Also experience the show "The Peasant's Mute Language": witness with me a thousand-year-old tradition! It is the only show in the region. In contrast to the latest technological developments, the Turkish Ministry of Culture supports the handicraft weaving artwork in the Selcuk region. With this show you will experience the journey of silk from the cocoon to the patterns of a carpet and learn a lot about the handicraft which shows the personal emotions of a weaver. Rediscover the cultural memory of Asia Minor in the carpets with their countless ornaments.
Don't miss this unique experience and be enchanted by the culture and history of Ephesus.
Level of difficulty: Difficult because there is a lot of walking
• Hotel Pick-up and drop off
• Brand new MPV A/C Transport
• Professional leadership
• Admission to the ancient city of Ephesos
• Entrance to the House of the Holy Mother Mary
• Traditional Turkish lunch in an authentic restaurant
• Gas + parking fees
• Peasant's Mute Language Show
• Personal Expenses and Souvenirs
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