Asia Minor (Today’s Turkey) was the center for the growing Christian movement in the early centuries. Three great apostles, Paul, Peter and John, are all linked with churches in Asia Minor. As we look at the Bible, two-thirds of the 27 books in the New Testament were either written to or from Asia Minor, the Undiscovered Holy Land. Biblical References for Ephesus: Acts 18:19–21, 24–26; 19:1–20:1; 20:16–17; 1 Cor 15:32; 16:8; Eph 1:1; 1 Tim 1:3; 2 Tim 1:18;4:12; Rev 1:11; 2:1–7
- Basilica and tomb of St. John
- Archeological museum of Ephesus
- Private Government Licensed English Speaking Tour Guide
- Private AC Vehicle with driver
- Entrance Fees
- Service Charges and local taxes
- Beverages during lunch
- Tips to the guides and drivers
Summer: Light comfortable clothing and shoes. Sunglasses, suncream, hat and camera.
Winter : Warm casual, comfortables shoes, sunglasses, hat and camera.
Your private tour guide will meet you at the cruise pier or lobby of your hotel, holding a sign reading your name, for the day's private sightseeing tour
First visit will be to the fascinating Greco-Roman archaeological site of Ancient Ephesus. We will begin our walking tour in Ephesus along the Royal Road also known as the Arcadian Way, a 4th century white marble chariot thoroughfare whose most striking sight is the two-story Library of Celsus.
Your walk along the Roral Road will also take you to the Ephesus Theater from which St. Paul once preached to the Ephesians. The theatre has 25,000 seating, and has exceptional acoustics and is still in use today for concerts and theatrical performances.
Following lunch (included) in the town of Selcuk, you will continue the day's program with a visit to the Basilica of St. John and his tomb. Last visit of the day will be to the Archaeological Museum of Ephesus.
Before returning to the pier/hotel, you will have the shopping opportunity (optional) at the area.
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