Ephesus and Terrace Houses from Izmir
Shore Excursions: Ancient Ephesus, Terrace Houses
Duration: Approx: 5,5 hours
Type: Archeological, Cultural, Panoramic
Food Beverage: Small bottle of water, No lunch
Shore Excursions Price: From $49
ITINERARY – Ephesus and Terrace Houses From Izmir
Ephesus and terrace houses from Izmir is recommended for travelers who is more interested in fine arts and has no walking difficulties .
You will meet with your private guide at the port. Drive to ancient Ephesus, where you´ll feel yourself in the history of 3rd Century B.C. Through the upper gate and start a slow, downhill walk to the remains of the Roman provincial capital of Asia Minor. Escort- Guide will highlight sights such as well preserved Gymnasium ,Temple of Hadrian, the magnificent Trajan Fountain, the Odeon Theater. Once used for both political and social entertainment purposes, and the Fascinating Celsus Library with its imposing facade and two story Corinthian-style columns. The Great Theater is one of the few ancient structures still used today. It seats twenty-four thousand and, although it was once an arena for gladiator fights, it is now home to concerts and annual spring festivals.
Terrace Houses which are located on the hill, opposite the Hadrian Temple. Also called as “The Houses of Rich”, we will learn social and family life of ancient Romans. Wall paintings and mosaics are impressive. Visit the carpet weaving corporation to see how carpets are made by hand. There is no obligation for Shopping. Your scheduled Ephesus and terrace houses from Izmir ends return to port.
SPECIAL NOTES – Ephesus and Terrace Houses From Izmir
You must be able to walk approximately 1 mile over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines and 10 – 50 steps. Comfortable shoes, a hat and plenty of sunscreen are recommended as shade is limited the order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion. Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries.
What the Price Includes;
- Pick up from to port
- Service of a professional English – speaking official Guide
- Entrance fees to the sites visited, per itinerary
- Transportation by non-smoking air -conditioned luxury mini/ midi bus
- Taxes and services charges
- Beverages (except a small bottle of water provided in the vehicle)
- All item of a Personal Nature
- Gratuities to tour Staff