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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to learn about roman history and a well preserved roman architecture. No too crowded place, but don’t forget to bring some water along the way.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Having read the books of Acts and Ephesians and learning of the Apostle Paul's time in the city, a visit to these ruins was very special. Having toured many sites in Greece, this is a highlight visit. Our guide told us only about 13% of...More

Thank Scouter710
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the first place you don’t want to miss if you like ancient archeology and want more about Christianity. This is the place where Apostle Paul spent approximately 2 years for his mission. Tons of history and archeology artifacts there, like the tomb of...More

Thank Albert P
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went on a Study Tour to Turkey specifically to visit ancient cities. Ephesus was amazing! Although it was crowded, our group was still able to take our time moving about this ancient city. I especially enjoyed seeing the Library at Ephesus, the homes that...More

Thank PT1102
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not to be missed if in Izmir or Kusadasi we've been ruins in Italy and north Africa and Ephesus is up there with the best.it's easy to reach by public transport,Dolmus from Kusadasi or Izban(via Selcuk) from Izmir.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wasn’t something would normally do but as so close decided we should. Was so glad we did as it was really fascinating and has made me think I want to know more.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This must-visit site is a huge place and has many beauties to see. Our tour guide made it even more memorable for us. Definitely worth seeing.

Thank deerroam
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a short drive from Izmir, we finally arrived in Ephesus. Dated back from the ancient time of the bible, We can see how the city evolve and develop to be one of the biggest port at its time. The ruin some are totally destroyed,...More

Thank emzadventure
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting historical and Biblical site - as this was our fourth visit we travelled there by public transport (inexpensive from Kusadasi (those travelling by car there is adequate parking) best to start from lower part of city and walk to northern end before walking...More

Thank maplethorpepaul
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well set up tourist site which took cards and had official site guides available. We took a guide. Price quoted in euros and time quoted was unclear but whatever. There’s an audio option as well. We went back at the end and read the signs...More

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Response from Andrea P | Reviewed this property |
Hello and sorry for delay. I would not say “easily” as the roads are quite disconnected and there are stairs and obstacles. But in my opinion do not miss it for this reason...
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Response from Nancy W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think you would. I had to have Achilles tendon surgery only two weeks after this tour, and I was successfully able to walk there. It’s a bit tough, but if this a once in in a lifetime deal, I think you should go for... More
4 December 2016|
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Response from Mert U | Reviewed this property |
I recommend you not to go there directly and take a guide who tries to be guide of the random people. I can recommend you to book a guided tour from jollytur or even on tripadvisor !
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