Top 10 Reasons To Visit Ephesus

Visit Library of Celsus with Ephesus Tour Guide Hasan Gulday

Ephesus is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Seeing a world heritage site is not an everyday adventure for many of us. Ephesus Ancient City and surrounding attractions have been on the UNESCO World Heritage list since 2015!

Ephesus is a gastronomical paradise

Selcuk town which hosts Ephesus is located on the coast on one side and located on the mountains on the other side. This unique location gives Selcuk a good variety of ingredients for preparing a big variety of dishes! Also, Selcuk has a mixed ethnical background which created a good fusion of eastern and western cuisines.

Stork above Ephesus

Ephesus Is Easy to Reach

Ephesus ancient city is located in the middle of several transport hubs. You can use Kusadasi Cruise Port, Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, Izmir Cruise Port, and several other busy hubs to reach Ephesus in less than one hour!

Ephesus is the city of strong women

So far Our Lady of Ephesus Virgin Mary, Greek goddess Artemis, and the Roman goddess Diana have been the symbols and rulers of Ephesus. Visit Ephesus if you believe in the empowerment of women!

Ephesus has a great history

Ephesus’ and surrounding attractions’ history go back to 4000 years! Many people today think of Ephesus as a Roman City but the area has much deeper roots.

Visit Theater of Ephesus with Ephesian Tour Guide Hasan Gulday

Great accommodation options can be found nearby Ephesus

Ephesus has more than fifty hotels nearby. They offer services and options for each individual budget. You can stay in cute hostels or a butler providing five+ star hotels around Ephesus ancient city and Kusadasi town.

Ephesus is crossroads of civilizations

You should visit the Temple of Artemis where you can see a Greek temple, a Jewish synagogue, a Christian church, and a Muslim mosque at the same time!

Take a dip in the Aegean Sea by Ephesus Ancient City

Ephesus is located by the warm waters of the Aegean Sea! Maybe you can have a quick dip in the sea after a walk through Ephesus Ancient City.

Hasan Gulday tour guide in Ephesus

There is always more to explore around Ephesus

Ephesus and the House of Virgin Mary are just two places to explore in Selcuk. There is a lot more to visit such as Sirince Village, Selcuk Train Museum, Ephesus Archeology Museum, Saint John’s Basilica, Waterparks for children, and a lot more!

Tasty wine in Sirince Village nearby Ephesus

Sirince village, which is located only 20 minutes drive from Ephesus, is famous for its wines. You can try different flavors of fruit wines in this little village!

Visit Ephesus with Professional Tour Guide

There are more reasons to visit this beautiful land. Contact me for a private guided tour in and around Ephesus. We can explore all Ephesus can offer together! See you soon, Hasan Gülday.

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Valeriya Gülday

I have been living in Turkey for more than ten years. I finished my education abroad on linguistics. Russian and Turkish are my native languages, and I am also fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese. I am on the senior year of tour guiding faculty and soon I wish I will be guiding all over Turkey!

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