The Ancient City of Ephesus & Traditional Turkish Lunch
Duration of the tour approximately 6 hrs
After your cruise docked to Izmir port, on your meeting time, your guide will be waiting you in the arrival guest terminal with a sign that your booking name indicated. After he/she welcomes you and after getting on your luxury private van, your unforgetable day in Turkey stop starts.
The distance from Izmir to Ephesus is 50 miles (80 km) which takes around an hour drive.
Your first stop will be the Ancient City of Ephesus. Ephesus was inhabited from the end of the Bronze Age, but the location of the city was changed owing to the silting up process of the river Cayster and because of various rulers. The ancient city that we visit today is the 3rd location of Ephesus from the 3rd C BC.
As you enter the site with your guide you are going to see lots of impressive monumental structures in this Greko-Roman city such as starting from the Gate of Magnesia ; State Agora, Roman Baths, Basilica, Odeon(Buleterion), Temple of Domitian, Memmius Monument , monumental fountains including the Pollio Fountain, Gate of Heracles, three main collonaded streets of Ephesus including the Street of Curetes, Temple of Hadrian, Latrines(ancient public toilets), Library of Celsus,Grand Theater,Gymnasium and more…
After exploring the ancient city of Ephesus you might be starving ! So the next stop will be the restaurant where you see all the real traditional Turkish food settled on a buffet which is going to be your heaven with the food..How we Turks cook at home will be the same experince and delicious taste for you to try at this restaurant.
After the lunch, , the same way you drive back to Izmir where the port is. Ending our services as saying goodbye to our guests with unforgetable memories and with the wishes to welcome them back again…