Ephesus Tour (08:30-16:30) – Istanbul
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8:30am You will be met with your group at hotel lobby. We will then drive approx 20 minutes to Selcuk Town and upon arrival visit Ancient City of Ephesus which was one of the most important cultural centers of the ancient word. You will walk from upper gate to lower gate in Ephesus Open Air Museum and along the way you will see the Odeon, Agora, Temple Of Hadrian and Domition, Fountains of Trajan, the Scholastic baths, the Library of Celsus, the Great Theater which is still in use today for concerts and has an amazing capacity of 25,000, etc...) You will walk along the Arcadian Way, where once Mark Antony and Cleopatra rode in procession. You will hear stories of Alexander the Great, the Virgin Mary, and many other famous visitors who walked the same marble streets that you are walking. Following this we will visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world where your guide will explain to you the significance of this important site. LUNCH BREAK Then we will visit the House of Virgin Mary where it is believed that she arrived with Saint John 4-6 years after the death of Christ and where she spent her final days.
After the tour transfer to Izmir Airport for your Istanbul flight.
Flight from Izmir to Istanbul (departure 19:00 – arrival 20:00)
Upon arrival Istanbul Airport transfer to your hotel for overnight.
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