Day Trips To Ephesus From Kusadasi

Private Ephesus Tours From Kuşadası Cruise Port

According to the old legends Ephesus ancient city is established by the Amazons. The women fighters of ancient ages. This is a very romantic theory which is never proven by any chronicles though. The city is officially built by ancient Greek people.

Foundation of Ephesus City

First known civilization in the Ephesus founded by a greek prince: Androclos the son of King Codrus. Androclos left the Athens in order to found a new settlement in the East. He came to present day İzmir city of Turkey. While wandering around the Ephesus, he decided to settle there. This was a very wise decision. Because from the foundation, Ephesus became one of the most important city of its surroundings.

Roman Empire Period In Ephesus

Ephesus was at its peak of the popularity and power during the reign of Roman Empire. Famous Roman Emperors like Trajan and Hadrian cared very much attention to the Ephesus city. They even proclaimed the Ephesus as the capital of Eastern provinces. This was a another great honour for Ephesus ancient city which had also been the capital of Ionian League once.

The Romans built Celsus Library, Hadrians Temple and Curetes Street and many of the other building which can be observed in the ancient city even today. Ephesus ancient ruins are also considered as the best-preserved Greek & Roman ruins throughout the Eastern world.

Roman Ruins At Ephesus

Curetes Street

Where Is Ephesus Ancient City Of Today?

Ephesus ancient city is located in the Modern Turkey. Turkey has seven regions. The 3 regions located on the Western Turkey: Marmara Region, Aegean Region and Mediterranean Region. You can check the details about modern Turkey and Asia Minor (Anatolia) landscape from Anatolia Map article.

Most important city of Marmara Region is Istanbul. Major city of Aegean Region is İzmir. Largest and most important tourism city of Mediterranean (southern Turkey) is Antalya.

Ephesus ancient city is located in İzmir city of Turkey which is westernmost of Turkish territories. İzmir as a neighbor of Greek Islands, has many attractions. Çeşme, Alaçatı, Urla, Foça, Kuşadası towns are the main areas  to visit in İzmir.

Celsus Library Of Ephesus

Celsus Library

How Far Is Ephesus From Kusadasi?

Ephesus ancient city is located 20 kilometres from the Kusadasi town. Majority of the Mediterranean Cruise Ships, dock at the Kusadasi Cruise Port and passengers are discovering lovely Kusadasi Town as well as the Ephesus Ancient Ruins.

How To Visit Ephesus Ancient City?

Ephesus is located nearly 20 kilometres from Kusadasi Cruise Ship Terminal. Driving from Kusadasi to Ephesus takes approximately 25 minutes. There are very experienced travel agencies doing some informative Ephesus Private Tours. You can join their guided tours.

Kusadasi Cruise Port In Izmir, Turkey

Kusadasi Port İzmir

Day Trips To Ephesus From Kusadasi

Turkland travel agency organizes best tours of Ephesus ancient City. You can contact with them to arrange your private ephesus tour.

Discovering Ephesus With A Private Tour Guide

Ephesus is a great ancient city with a lot of attractions that are worth to see. Celsus Library, Temple of Artemis, Curetes Street, Hadrian’s Temple and many other sights waiting to be seen by you. It’s recommended to have a private tour guide during you visit to Ephesus.

If you are planning a visit to Ephesus from İstanbul or İzmir cities, or if you are coming to Kusadasi by Cruise Ship, you can consider booking a guide through experienced travel agency. Contact us through our contact page to arrange your daily visit to Ephesus.

Kusadasi Shore Excursions

Turkland travel agency arranges a comfortable transportation from Kusadasi Cruise Ship Port to the Ephesus ancient city. You may consider us for Ephesus Tours From Kusadasi Cruise Port tour arrangements.

Turkland is established in Istanbul at the beginning of 2000s and the agency has 15 years of experience in the field.

Ephesus Ancient City Guided Tours By Locals

Serhat Engul

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