EPHESUS & VIRGIN MARY’S HOUSE DAILY DEPARTS FROM ISTANBUL THE MOST FAMOUS AND MOST VISITED HISTORICAL SITE IN TURKEY Pick-up from your hotel at 19.00 or 20:00 pm from our Office in istanbul to Otogar. 21:30 bus departs from Istanbul arrives to Selcuk Otogar at 07:30am where you will get picked up and continue to Ephesus for full day Ephesus tour. Tour Starts at 09:00-09:30 am Ephesus;is without doubt one of the best preserved Roman Cities in the Mediterranean area.Once it become the Roman Capital of Asia Minor,the city had a population of 250.000 and is said to have been visited by St.John and the Virgin Mary,followed by St.Paul who wrote his letter to the Ephesians here. Walking along the Marble Street to the magnificent Library of Celsius you can imagine how the life was here in Roman Times. Visit;The ruins from the period of St.Paul,Odeon,Monumental fountains,Lebrary of Celsus,Theatre,Temple or Artemis,Gymnasiums,Church and Stadium. After lunch,see Basilica of St.John and his tomb,Temple of Diana Virgin Mary House;where she spent last year of her life Temple of Artemis;was one of the Seven wonders of the ancient world.It was so big that it took 120 years to make the temple. Tour finishes:17:30 End of tour,transfer Selcuk Otogar get overnight bus at 20:30 pm back to Istanbul Arrive Istanbul according to traffic by 06:30 am . FAQ - additional info (English): The bus company provides Free shuttle services to some areas in Istanbul.Sultanahmet-Taksim etc. please let them know where you want to get off. Includes Transportation by A/C,No smoking wehicles,visits,conducted by expert licensed guides,Entrance fees,Lunch during the tour.