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Stop At: Ephesus Museum, Selcuk Turkey
Upon an early pick up from your hotel in Istanbul meet with your driver and drive to Istanbul Airport for your 1h 30min domestic flight to Izmir. Upon arrival at Izmir Airport, our guide and the driver will meet and transfer us to Ephesus;Visit The House of Virgin Mary; located 6km to the north of the ruins of Ephesus, a church was built from the 6C AD to the top of the foundations of a house from 1C AD and it is declared by the church to be the final house where Mary spent her last days.
Continue with the Ancient Ephesus; An Archeological treasure, The best-preserved classical city in Eastern Mediterranean. During the 1C AD, Ephesus was the second-largest city on the planet after Rome with more than 250,000 citizens. It was in the center of the known world and played the role of a gateway between the East and the West with its giant harbor, it was also the center of trading in antiquity. It was not only a rich commercial city but also the honeymoon place of Mark Anthony and Cleopatra. An impressive city, ıt is also home to one of the Seven wonders of the ancient world, Temple of Artemis. Ephesus is also so well preserved that, walking on the ancient streets among the beautiful monuments such as the third largest library of the ancient world or the largest roman theatre on the Asia continent, gives you the feeling of a time traveler.
Next; Temple of Artemis or Artemision was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Its ancient cult dedicated to Artemis was very famous in antiquity and made Ephesus a much-visited pilgrimage place. There were a totally of 127 ionic columns with a height of 19m. The temple is also considered to be the earliest bank of the ancient world. After the tour transfer to Izmir Airport for your 55min domestic flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival, Istanbul Airport greeted by your driver and drive to your hotel. End of our service.
Duration: 14 hours