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Address: Selcuk 35920, Turkey
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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US$50.00*
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Private Half Day Tour of Ephesus
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US$90.32*
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Full-Day Ephesus Tour from Izmir
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Ephesus Tour with Historian Guide

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This ancient site is the site of the first and greatest metropolis of Asia. It is an ancient city of beautifully preserved ruins and continues to be a site where ongoing... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This ancient site is the site of the first and greatest metropolis of Asia. It is an ancient city of beautifully preserved ruins and continues to be a site where ongoing artifacts are unearthed and preserved. We visited this site 3 years ago and found it be absolutely amazing. This time, however, we attended a private dinner event in which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very interesting site and much improved presentation since I was last here some years back. Worth spending some time exploring the whole site and nearby points of interest. You can walk or take a taxi to see the House of the Virgin Mary, the Grotto of Seven Sleepers, the Temple of Artemis site and the Museum in... More 

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Thank Charlotte S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was so good I visited it twice. The ruins were great. They did a great job not only excavating but also re-erecting some of the monuments to the point that you can very well imagine how it once was. Highlights are the usual, the library, theater, paved streets, latrines, some temples, inscriptions. But for me the tripartite arch adjoining... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of the major centres of civilization in antiquity. Apostle Paul has walked these streets. One of the wonders of the world, the temple of Artemis in Ephesus, once stood here. Enough said.

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Saintfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent restored site. Well worth the visit. The Library, temples, and even the ancient latrines are fascinating.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well to begin; the only thing I need to write is that this place is an absolute MUST SEE. I had no idea the place even existed and luckily our hosts being from the area, encouraged us to go with them. It is like nothing I have seen before. Not in Greece, Italy, Egypt, Lebanon, etc. It was incredible. While... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our cruise ship stopped in Kusadasi so this was our main attraction to visit. We were not expecting too much as we have done a lot of ruins in the past and often find them underwhelming. Ephesus however was very interesting. We took one of the shared minivans and walked from the highway. We didn't use a guide as I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Regardless of how many Roman ruins you may have seen in the past this is a place you have to visit. Not only is it a complete city site where you get to see what the layout of an entire city may have been like the most outstanding feature is the .... road Through out the entire city is the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Go see this city. It is so unfortunate that Turkey is in a rough state right now, but Ephesus should be on everyone's bucket list. I fear that war may take this site from us one day like it has taken so many sites from the Middle East, but for now, you must see it. The history is nearly unbelievable.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful ancient city takes you to a different time if you let it....well preserved and a wonderful day spend walking and exploring it...

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