Guided Tours To Ephesus From Kusadasi Cruise Port 2018
Kuşadası (Kusadasi) is a cute little town located western Turkey. Kusadasi have always been a popular holiday spot but the Cruise traffic made it grow much quickly. Nowadays, there are lots of luxurious hotels, stores, boutique hotels adorning this small town.
Mediterranean Cruises, starting their trip from Italy, then stopping at the islands of Greece then they come to Turkey. Cruises usually have two stops in Turkey: Kusadasi and Istanbul.
When Cruise ship anchors at the Kusadasi Cruise Port, passengers usually join shore excursion tours, in order to visit the beautiful ancient city: The Ephesus. It’s important to choose the right travel agency to join their tour. In this blog post, I will give you the website and contact adress of a reliable travel agency that organizes excellent guided tours of Ephesus.
Kusadasi Cruise Port – Kusadasi Cruise Terminal
Ephesus Ancient City
Ephesus is a massive ancient city which is located at the western Turkey. Ephesus is the most popular and visited museum in Turkey, alongside with the Hagia Sophia of Istanbul. There is a considerable Greco-Roman heritage in Turkey including Pergamum (Bergama), Hierapolis (Pamukkale), Aphrodisias (Aydın), Letoon and Xanthos (Antalya). Among all these breath-taking ancient sights, Ephesus is considered as the gem of Eastern Europe, as a well-maintained Greek & Roman heritage.
Ephesus Ancient City, Selçuk Province, İzmir
Why Ephesus City Was Important In The History?
Ephesus was the capital of Eastern Provinces of Roman Empire. It was the most important harbour in the Mediterranean Sea, during the ancient ages. Therefore, Roman Emperors made huge investments in this city, by building temples, houses and a great library.
Things To Do In Ephesus 2018
Celsus Library is definitely the gem of Ephesus ancient city alongside with the Artemis Temple. Celsus Library actually not more important than the Artemis Temple historywise but the condition of the building is much better so that it became the symbol of the Ephesus Ancient City.
Celsus Library Of Ephesus City
Unfortunately almost nothing left from this incredible building of the history. Artemis Temple (Formerly Cybele Temple) had been the most importan building in the Ephesus throughout the history. People of Ephesus had always adored this temple and did their best to maintain it. However it had been a victim of a great fire in the city once, then rebuilt but ruined in centuries.
Hypothetical Appearance Of Great Artemis Temple
Strolling Through The Ruins Of Ephesus
Getting around Ephesus ancient city will make you feel like a Roman citizen, who wanders around the agora, old streets and temples of the ancient Ephesus. It’s certainly a must-see attraction to see, if you would like to get that feeling. It’s also recommended to be accompanied by a guide, who tells you about the secrets and legends of this ancient site.
Ephesus Hadrian Temple
Recommended Travel Agency For Ephesus Guided Private Tours
Turkland is a local tour operator based in Istanbul. The agency has 15 years of experience in organizing Ephesus and Istanbul tours. You can access to their website by clicking this link: https://ephesusprivateguide.net/ then you can browse the website to see the guided tour options for Ephesus Ancient City.
Recommended Travel Agency For Private Ephesus Tours
Ephesus Guided Private Tours 2018
It’s best to visit Ephesus with an experienced and informative tour guide. If you would like to join one of Ephesus Guided Tours, you may go for Ephesus Private Guided Tours travel agency. This local travel operator has long years of experience for organizing Ephesus Shore Excursion Tours.
Licensed Travel Agency 2018
Further Recommended Reading
I would like to offer you two articles to read which is related to this subject. Please kindly find the link of further blog posts about Ephesus and Cappadocia.
History Of Ephesus Ancient City
If you are interested in Ephesus’ history and features Ephesus Tour And Travel Guide might attract your attention. This article gives overall information about the Ephesus and more than that, it gives you some recommandation about what to do after Ephesus. You may set out for a day tour to Pamukkale (Hierapolis) or Istanbul (Hagia Sophia).
History Of Cappadocia Region
The most popular and most visited cities of Turkey: İzmir, İstanbul and Kayseri. You now know that İzmir is famous for Ephesus and Istanbul is famous for Hagia Sophia. What about Kayseri? It has Cappadocia region which is entirely made out of volcanic rocks. Cappadocia is an ancient sight just like the Ephesus.
Many civilizations had lived in Cappadocia region throughout centuries. Cappadocian Kingdom, Roman Empire and first Christian communities are some of them. Cappadocia has underground cities, fairy chimneys, castles and cave hotels. It’s like a fairytale to visit Cappadocia and attend to one of the Hot Air Balloon rides. Check the Cappadocia Private Tour Guide article to learn about all these interesting things.