According to your arrival time to Kusadasi Cruise Port, the tour guide would greet you at the Kusadasi Pier and you will start the Full day tour of Ephesus Ancient city and Local Village.
Ephesus is one of the places to be seen. The ancient city of Ephesus is one of the important places where the history of Turkey is enriched. The ancient city of Ephesus, located in the Selçuk district of İzmir province, carries traces of many civilizations including Greek, Roman, and Turkish. When you examine the remains of this place, you can see libraries, accommodation areas, temples. These architectural constructions undoubtedly bring news to us from the past. The history of the ancient city of Ephesus is based on ancient times. This place, home to many civilizations, dates back to 6000 BC. It hosts the House of Virgin Mary, which is important for Christianity, and the Ashab-i Kehf.
Temple of Artemis will be visited. It is the first artifact monument entirely made of marble. Artemis Temple is also known as Diana Temple. It is a temple dedicated to the goddess Artemis. You will visit the Basilica of St. John. This is the home and spiritual center of the Christian community founded by St. John. The Terrace houses, built in the 1st century AD, were used until the city was abandoned in the following years with various additional changes. You will explore the Celsus Library. About 14000 books have been hosted at the time. You will visit the Grand Theater. The theater, which first began to be built during the Hellenistic period in the 1st century AD and expanded by Emperor Claudius during the Roman Period, was completed by Emperor Trajan.
You will visit the Kirazli Village. When you arrive there, you will have a chance to feel Turkish culture and world-famous Turkish hospitality. Kirazlı Village, with its clean nature, provides a pleasant atmosphere especially for those who want to get away from the traffic and noise of big cities. You can spend some time in the village, famous for its cherries and forests. Kirazlı village, one of the most beautiful villages of Kuşadası, is also very close to the historical and natural beauty. You should taste Turkish tea, and the local crepes, called ‘gozleme’.
After a tiring yet beautiful day, you will go back to the Kusadasi. You may have time to buy some special gifts for yourself and your loved ones.
According to your Cruise Ship departure time, you will be taken back to Kusadasi Cruise Port. We hope you will enjoy this trip. thank you for choosing us.
P.S: Please tell your needs and expectations to the tour guides. They will help you in every situation. Do not feel that you have to rush through your tour. Take your time. Ask questions and you may logically determine by the middle of your tour the amount of time you should need to return to the starting point. If you are taken to a shop or school, you may leave at any time. You are not required to purchase anything.