Virgin Mary's House - Ephesus Ancient City - Cave of Seven Sleepers - St. John's Basilica
Are you ready to delve into the rich and fascinating history of Ephesus? Join us on an unforgettable journey through time as we explore some of the most sacred sites in the region. From the final resting place of Mary, the mother of Jesus, to the well-preserved ruins of ancient Ephesus, this tour will take you on a spiritual and historical adventure. Discover the Cave of Seven Sleepers, an important site in Christian and Islamic tradition, and marvel at the impressive Byzantine architecture of St. John's Basilica. Get ready to immerse yourself in the wonder and awe of Turkey's Biblical heritage.
Biblical Ephesus Tour Itinerary:
Join us for an immersive experience in Biblical history as we embark on a journey through some of the most sacred sites in Turkey. You will be warmly welcomed by our knowledgeable and friendly guide, who will pick you up from your hotel or Kusadasi port to start the tour in Selcuk Town.
Our first destination is the serene and holy site of the Virgin Mary's House, where you will discover the final resting place of Mary, the mother of Jesus. Surrounded by magnificent gardens, this place holds immense spiritual significance.
We will then proceed to explore the ancient city of Ephesus, which boasts some of the most well-preserved Roman ruins in the world. Follow in the footsteps of the apostles as you stroll through the ancient streets, amphitheaters, and temples that once thrived in this bustling city. Highlights include the grand ruins of the Celsus Library, the impressive Great Theatre, and the majestic Temple of Hadrian.
Our next stop will be the Cave of Seven Sleepers, a site steeped in both Christian and Islamic tradition. According to legend, seven young men took refuge in this cave to escape persecution for their faith and were miraculously preserved for over 300 years.
Lastly, we will visit St. John's Basilica, situated at the spot where the apostle John is believed to have been buried. This magnificent basilica is a remarkable example of Byzantine architecture in the region.
As the tour comes to an end, we will drive you back to your hotel or Kusadasi port, leaving you with the chance to reflect on the profound spiritual and historical significance of the sites you have visited. We hope that you will have an unforgettable and enlightening experience with us.