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Touring in Ancient Ephesus

When first traveling to the ancient city of Ephesus take your time to traverse and use your time to see the best of Ephesus, so you can fully understand why it is the most popular archaeological attractions in Turkey to tour.

The entrancing culture and history that you will discover when you are on any Ephesus tour with a guide will be enthralling, and you will not regret it. You do not necessarily have to be a proficient historian or amateur archaeologist to know the ancient city and the knowledge it has given the world your private Ephesus tour will do that for you.

Most Ephesus tours will take you The Isa Bey Mosque, created by the locals in the 14th century has a spectacular marble portal which your Ephesus tour guide will be happy to show you. Also, a visit to the Basilica of St John is a must along with a walk around the Ephesus Archaeological Museum where you will see unique works of art, including the statue of Artemis.

Ephesus Kusadasi Turkey Tours are top-rated as you get to see the beautiful coastal town of Kusadasi while enjoying your Ephesus day tour. Marble street is a great place to take some pictures as the view looking down on Ephesus is magnificent.

The region where Ephesus is has dry and warm summers, mild and sometimes rainy springs and autumns and short, cold winters. This means you can visit Ancient Ephesus all year round. Ephesus visiting time is between 8.00 am to 5.00 pm in the summertime and within 8.00 am to 7.00 pm in the wintertime. We recommend you start your Tour of Ephesus early in the morning when it is more relaxed, and not so much sun, wear protective cream and cover-up from the sun.

Entrance fees to Ephesus are approximately $11.00 per person, and an entry fee of $7.50 is charged for The Church of the Virgin Mary these prices can shift seasonally and depending on exchange rates. Many Ephesus Tours will include fees to enter and usually will also include lunch. Souvenirs are typically priced in USD, and they are not cheap at the sites, water and food are also a little more expensive, around $5.00 – $10.00 for a sandwich.

The Ephesus region is located in an out-of-the-way area, and many tourists visit on day tours, so in terms of dining and night light, it is the close towns and villages that people may visit. Selçuk the nearest city and has some excellent places to eat out in or there is the coastal town of Kusadasi where you can go for some exciting nightlife should you wish to do so.