EPHESUS TRIP FROM MARMARIS OVERVIEW:
Undoubtedly the most famous of Turkey’s ancient sites, and considered the best-preserved ruins in the Mediterranean, Ephesus is a power tribute to Greek artistry and Roman architectural prowess. A stroll along the marble-coated Curetes Way provides myriad photo opportunities, but the true piece de resistance is the Terraced Houses complex, offering incredible insights into the daily lives of the city’s elite through vivid frescoes and sophisticated mosaics. Much of the city is yet to be unearthed. Template of Hadriad.
Enjoy our Ephesus trip from Marmaris which is the ancient Roman city of Ephesus. The site is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Turkey, and you’ll see why: the buildings and monuments are remarkably well preserved and easily give you the sense of what life must have been like in this important trading city 2,000 years ago. After Ephesus, visit the nearby Mery-emana, a pilgrimage site for both Christians and Muslims where the Virgin Mary is believed to have spent her final years.
Ephesus trip from Marmaris is not only the best preserved classical city in the Eastern Mediterranean but one of the most wonderful places in the world to ‘soak up’ the atmosphere of Roman times.
Walk along the well planned streets to the first temple dedicated to a Roman Emperor – the ancient Iatrina. See mankind’s first road sign – showing the direction to a brothel – and take in the sight of the huge Ephesus theatre.
Relive the days of Julius Caesar who would have spent many evenings sitting in the grand theatre cheering on the gladiators of the day or watching the local thespians at work.
Visit the site of the ‘House of the Virgin Mary‘ where she is said to have spent her last days. then we’ll return to your Marmaris hotel late evening. Make sure that you’ll enjoy in our Ephesus trip from Marmaris.