Istanbul and Ephesus Tours are the most popular tours for the visitors as they are very interesting tourist destinations in Turkey. Istanbul and Ephesus are the two most attractive destinations in the world both in nature, history and culture.
Istanbul is literally a metropolis. It is one of the few cities in the world with a population of over 15 million. Located on the west of Turkey, Istanbul is a city at the point where Asia and Europe gained.
Moreover, this city is the only city on Europe and Asia on two continents. Istanbul was the capital of Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires. Hence, historical artifacts and ruins reflecting all these periods adorn all parts of the city. Countless palaces, city walls, mosques, churches, synagogues, museums, bridges, fountains, baths adorn this city.
Hagia Sofia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Chora Church, Dolmabahce Palace, Underground Cistern, Galata Tower, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, Suleymaniye Mosque are some of them. In this combined round you will be able to see many of them.
After a good tour of Istanbul, you can reach Izmir, where you can fly every hour, after only a 50-minute flight. In Izmir you will meet your private guide. During a pleasant 45-minute journey, our guide will inform you about the Aegean region and give you preliminary information about Ephesus. You will enter Ephesus from the upper gate. You will visit an amazing ancient city until you reach the lower gate from upper gate of Ephesus. Every step you take in Ephesus, history will come to life in your eyes. What distinguishes Ephesus from other ancient cities is that it brings the ancient Roman era to life. Agora which is a political meeting center, many baths which are daily cleaning and socializing address, Odeon which has concert halls, monuments and monumental fountains show the magnificence of the city. Domitian and Hadrian Temples built to respect the Roman Emperors, the Terrace houses where the rich live, the magnificent Celsus library that is the symbol of Ephesus, the antique latrin toilets, the ancient shopping mall Agora and the third largest amphitheater in the world are just a few of the places that you will see in this magnificent city of Ephesus.
Ephesus, which survived when Rome accepted Christianity, is also a city that contains important elements for Christianity. During you Ephesus Tour, you will learn from your private guide that the Virgin Mary, St. Paul and St. John lived in this city. There are more to explore in this area. According to your request visits to House of the Virgin Mary, the Temple of Artemis, Basilica of St. John, Sirince Village, Ephesus Museum can be added in your Ephesus Tour itinerary.
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