||The transient nature of greatness is rarely as clearly displayed as it is in Ephesus, a city once renowned throughtout the
Clasiccal world as a major trading port, a metropolis of some 250,000 inhabitants and a religious and cultural center. It was
also the home of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the monumental Temple of Artemis, known as Diana to the
Ephesus holds an important place in the history of the early Christian Church as it is here that St.Paul preached and it was to
the Ephesians that he addressed some of his memorable epistles. Some 400 year after St. Paul's visits a great Ecumenical
Council assembled here to hold heated theological arguments and lay down the low on important points of Christian doctrine.
Nearby, nestled on a mountain, is a tiny chapel built on the spot where, according to tradition, stood the last home of Mary, the
Mother of Jesus.
It is now a place of pilgrimage.
|Tour Days||Wednesday / Saturday|
|Departure Hour From Bodrum||07H00|
|Price Includes||Transfer from/to your hotel to/from coach,
english speaking guide, air-conditioned bus, lunch, Entrance fees for ancient ruins of Ephesus|
|Extras||Breakfast on the way to Ephesus, drinks, visit House of Virgin Mary|
*** This tour is also organized as private tour. Please ask for private tour prices.
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