The Basilica of St. John was a great church in Ephesus constructed by Emperor Justinian in the 6th century. It stands over the believed burial site of St. John, who is identified as the apostle, evangelist and prophet.
: Virgin Mary
House,Ephesus Ruins ,Temple of Artemis and St John Basilica.
: 08:00- 18:00
: All year around.
For this tour we
transfer you from Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport to Ephesus (one
hour).Then our first stop will be Virgin Mary House.The house on the top of
Bulbuldag is believed to be the last home of the Virgin Mary. It is a
world-famous place of pilgrimage. The structure is a church that dates to the
seventh century, and was restored in 1951. The church was supposedly built on
top of the house in which the Virgin Mary lived. When we fnish our visit , we
proceed for Ephesus. Established in 6000 BC, Ephesus was one of the 12
cities of the Ionia and also one of the most magnificent and sophisticated
ancient cities. Included on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the ancient city of
Ephesus is located in the Selcuk district of Izmir.It was a world city of the
day.A port city, Ephesus was an important center of politics and trade; but
what makes it important even today, besides its heritage, is that Christians
believe that this is the place where St. John to wrote the gospel and where the
Virgin Mary died.That’s why the ancient city is flooded with visitors from all
over the Christian
Lunch in Selcuk .
Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient World,
We finish the tour with St john church. The Basilica of St. John
was a great church in Ephesus constructed by Emperor Justinian in the 6th
century. It stands over the believed burial site of St. John, who is identified
as the apostle, evangelist and prophet.
We head on to Izmir
for airport transfer.
·All enterance fees.
·Transportation with an
A/C luxury minivan or minibus.
·Lunch ( vegetarian
meals available - drinks extra).
licensed guide in English.
·All kinds of drinks.
·All personal expenses.
·Aruz Travel is proudly
a fully licensed travel company working under TURSAB-License No. A-6645.
Price: 160 $
Tickets: Virgin Mary House,Ephesus Ruins ,Temple of Artemis and St John Basilica.