There are many ways of touring in Ephesus and this tour is for the ones who are deeply interested in archaeology and history. You will not only visit Ephesus but also go back to Roman Period by the help of your highly skilled tour guide. You will gain a complete perspective of Roman Engineering, Roman way of living, Roman art and culture. Ephesus is promising you that it will be an unforgettable experience as it is the best spot in Asia Minor to picture what life was like in Roman Period. Your tour starts with the House of Virgin Mary. Ephesus is an important place in Christian history as it is recognized as the final residence of Mother Mary. After Mary's house, your guide will escort you at sights in Ephesus. In the afternoon a local carpet cooperative will be visited to see how Turkish Carpets are woven by local women. And then you will proceed to Ephesus Archeological Museum which displays important artifacts excavated from Ephesus and neighbouring regions. Your next stop will be Isa Bey Mosque, which was built in 14th century by the first Muslim family that settled in West Anatolia. You will have a great information about architecture of Islam how was like at the beginning of Ottoman Period. We will continue with St. John Basilica where apostle John died and buried after he completed his missions in Anatolia.The last historical spot of your tour will be the Temple of Artemis (Diana) which was one of the seven wonders of ancient world.
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