One Day Tour
For Cruisers: Arcane of Ephesus Tour from Kusadasi Port:
This Ephesus tour with local lunch in a villager’s home in Sirince is for our guests who would like to see archeological sites and experience local life.
Ephesus was the second-largest city in the Roman Empire, with over 250,000 people in the 1st century BC. Ranking only behind Rome, it was the second-largest city in the world. Ephesus was also a harbor city. And this giant city was built only with marble. Did you know Ephesus had the largest amphitheater in the ancient world, with over 25,000 seats? Also see Goddess Nike, Local pharmacy, Hadrian Gate, Library of Celsus (the third largest library), Marble Street, and Harbor Street.
Temple of Artemis
Temple of Artemis or Artemision, also known as the Temple of Diana, was a Greek Temple dedicated to the goddess Artemis. It was located in Ephesus and was one of the world’s seven wonders.
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary’s House)
The House of Virgin Mary is where, according to many people’s beliefs, Mary, the mother of Jesus, spent her last years of her life. She was supposed to arrive at Ephesus together with St. John and lived there in the years 37-45 CE until her Assumption or Dormition.
Sirince Village, this pretty old Greek orthodox village, 12 km away from Ephesus, was once called Cirkince (Ugly). Indeed its habitats gave this name on purpose as they did not want to be bothered by foreigners or share their village’s beauty. Still, after years, visitors understood that the village was not ugly and called it Sirince (Pretty). As the village is located on the top of the mountain, anyone will enjoy the impressive vineyards and peach tree views on his way.
3 hours • Admission Ticket Included
Temple of Artemis
15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included
1 hour • Admission Ticket Free