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Explore The Ancient Ruins Of Ephesus Over A 4-Hour Private Tour



  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Archeology, History, Story Telling

  • Duration

    4 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Embark on a journey to the ancient city of Ephesus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, starting from the ancient luxury terrace houses of the nobles. Admire the grand parliament building and visit the ancient hospital where Nike's famous symbol is said to have originated. Also, explore the Library of Celsus, the third-largest library in the world and the first shopping mall in history.

  • Understand how the noble class lived in ancient times at the terrace houses 
  • Step back in time to the third largest library in the world, the Library of Celsus
  • Take in the grandeur of the Odean and the Hadrian Temple, iconic landmarks of Ephesus
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    • Begin the tour by exploring the terrace houses of the nobles before admiring the grand ancient parliament building. 
    • Next, we will visit an ancient hospital where the famous Nike symbol is said to have originated before heading towards the city center. You will marvel at the ancient bath complex, fountain, and renowned Hadrian Temple while the guide shares fascinating and entertaining facts about them. 
    • Then the tour will take you to the storied Library of Celsus, the third-largest library in the world, and the ancient shopping center of Ephesus, the first-ever "shopping mall" in history! 
    • We will then go to the grand theatre near the harbour, where the famed gladiator fights once occurred. We will also visit the Odeon, a parliament building, and the nearby Town Hall opposite the Agora. 
    • From there, we will walk to the terrace where the Memius Monument and Domitian Temple are located, offering a panoramic view of the city. 
    • As we walk down Curetes Street, we will see the Trajan Fountain, the Hadrian Temple, and the famous public toilets. The terrace houses, where the wealthy Ephesians used to reside, are the most significant landmarks on this street. 
    • Finally, we will end the tour at the Ephesus Theatre and Harbor Street.
What's Included
  • English-speaking tour guide
What's Excluded
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Entrance tickets, if any
  • Transportation cost 
Know before you go
  • Please note transportation from Kusadasi and Izmir can be provided if selected as an add-on while booking the tour. 
Meeting Point

Lower Entrance Gate of the Ephesus

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • S


    Excellent Tour

    The tour was excellent. Our guide was engaging and made history come alive. I loved the visit to the public toilets - a fascinating glimpse into ancient life!

  • S


    Incredible Tour!

    The private tour of Ephesus was incredible! The itinerary was perfectly planned to maximize our time and experience.

  • S


    Incredible Guide

  • L


    Awe-Inspiring Sites!

    The Explore the Ancient Ruins of Ephesus tour was fantastic. The guide was informative and friendly, and the sites we visited were awe-inspiring. I loved the visit to the library and the shopping center!

  • J


    An Unforgettable Experience

    The private tour of Ephesus was an unforgettable experience. Our guide was knowledgeable and passionate about the history of this ancient city, and the sites we visited were breathtaking.

  • L


    Fantastic Tour!

  • L


    A Must-See Tour!

    This Explore the Ancient Ruins of Ephesus tour is a must-see when visiting Turkey. The guide was knowledgeable and enthusiastic, and the sites we visited were truly incredible. I loved the visit to the grand theatre!

Starting From


USD 160 / group

Total number of people (Min: 1 , Max: 10)

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