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Address: Selcuk 35920, Turkey
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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US$50.00*
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Private Half Day Tour of Ephesus
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US$90.30*
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Full-Day Ephesus Tour from Izmir
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Ephesus Tour with Historian Guide

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Fantastic experience. We had wanted to visit for years and were not disappointed. Make sure you pay the extra few lira to visit the houses - the mosaics are breathtaking.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 November 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Fantastic experience. We had wanted to visit for years and were not disappointed. Make sure you pay the extra few lira to visit the houses - the mosaics are breathtaking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Try not to take a tour. Take a mini bus from the bus stand at the selcuk bus stand. 40 Lira per person entrance ticket. A whole day needed to visit the place in detail. The best tourist stop near selcuk. Amazing history preserved

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

They had plumbing, they had bath houses, they had libraries. We think we are so civilized but ancient people were more so. Amazing how much was found by excavation with more to be discovered. And I am amazed they let you walk through and experience it all. Watch your step though as the rocks have heaved.

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Izmir, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Therw is much to say about here. Come and see. Feel the early-asia minor, helenistic, roman and early christian era. See the temples, marble roads, celcius temlpe, odeon, nike fresque, ancient fountains, theathre agora and more. This was the city once where the civilised world's base is founded... I fully recommend u this place...

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Thank Onur Kagan G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This place holds so much rich history and the stones all have a story of their own to tell. You definitely need a guide to explain to you the various sections of this place, and do not forget to bring some sun protection as the sun can be quite glaring in the afternoon. A must-visit place if you're in Ephesus.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Efessos is something that you may not have the chance to leave anywhere else. The great theater,the parliament, the main city road, travels you back ages, to the past were ancient citizens of Efessos walking all over to make their every day jods. For me the best spot to have a photo to talk about, is in front of the... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I have had the great fortune to have visited many of the notable archeological sites across Europe and around the Med, this site is the best of them all. There is something so evocative of the rich history of the location, the condition of the city protected for centuries under several meters of soil etc, such that they estimate it... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I thought I knew what Ephesus looked like, but it is even more spectacular in real life. The library is beautiful. Don't miss it if you are in the area - it is wonderful.

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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Second time visit to Ephesus. Stunning, well cared for site. A must for fans of archaeology. Wonderful to sit in sun and feel part of this fascinating site.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This place leave you in awe by its location, magnitude and the large amount of building sites that are identifiable. The excavation work supported by the Austrian government needs to be acknowledged and its is a pity that petty politics caused Turkey to terminate the agreement. The Celsus Library and the grand theatre must be some of the most impressive... More 

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