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      Guide in Ephesus

      by jwpotter Online Now Jan 2, 2017 at 10:21 PM

      Do you have names of good guides? I will be arriving on an cruise ship and would like to find a private or very small group guide to avoid the crowds.

      2 Answers Jan 5, 2017 at 1:13 PM
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      Temple of Artemis and House of Mother Mary

      by mamajoa9 Online Now Aug 19, 2016 at 8:11 PM

      Halo every buddy, I will be in Kusadasi port on Sept 9. How do I get from the port to Ephesus to visit Temple of Artemis and House of Mother Mary.?
      Thanking you in advance for your kind assistance

      • angel hugs and blessings*

      10 Answers Sep 7, 2016 at 12:11 AM
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      Ephesus Mother Mary and Artemis

      by mamajoa9 Online Now Jul 21, 2016 at 9:43 PM

      Halo there everybuddy, I will be in Kusadasi port on Sept 9th (btw thats my birtday LOL)
      How do I go to Ephesus.? I am super keen to see House of Mother Mary and the Temple of Artemis. Thanking yall in advance :*

      • angel hugs and blessings*


      4 Answers Jul 22, 2016 at 3:33 AM
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      Athens vs Ephesus

      by shakakthar Online Now Jan 21, 2015 at 11:50 PM

      if i will visit Acropolis and sorroundings in athens can i skip visiting ephesus in turkey...
      i have short time and have to choose between mediteranian or ephesus after visiting pammukale

      10 Answers Feb 11, 2015 at 12:50 AM
    • SAFETY?in Turkey

      by JanF36 Online Now Aug 26, 2014 at 11:33 AM

      How safe is Turkey (Ephesus in particular)?

      5 Answers Aug 30, 2014 at 8:02 AM
    • Sightseeing

      by AngelaQT Online Now Jul 24, 2014 at 1:48 AM

      Is taking a taxi safe to do sightseeing in Ephesus?

      6 Answers Jul 24, 2014 at 8:46 AM
    • Where to stay with college students?

      by fwfrog Online Now May 8, 2014 at 10:21 AM

      I will be traveling with about 25 graduate business students (ages about 23-24) for a one night to visit Ephesus, etc. Any recommendation on where to stay? I am considering Kusadasi and Selcuck. We will be traveling in January (3rd?). I want to make sure that there will be shops/restaurants nearby for them to visit that evening after our tour. I thought it might be nice to be located near the market in Selcuck but I believe it is only open on Saturday. We will be there on a Friday. Any suggestion would be appreciated! I would love advice on where to stay, any visits we should include, and restaurants that would be interesting for them.

      13 Answers May 11, 2014 at 8:33 PM
    • Ephesus with kids

      by wizalll Online Now Mar 16, 2014 at 12:42 PM

      Hi there, we are travelling to Turkey mid may to early June with our 5 and 2 year sons. It will be our first time. We want to do 5 days in Istanbul and then i had thought about flying to Izmir and doing Ephesus with them for a day or so and then stay around the coast there for the remaining 5 days. Will it be boiling hot then? I am conscious that we don't want the kids out in the baking sun at Ephesus and that we will have a buggy with us for our youngest. I know they will more than likely get bored but if i can mix up Ephesus with beach days then it shouldn't be too painful. Both my husband and I have been to Pompeii and i think it is similarly spectacular. What places/towns along the coast would you recommend that has lovely sandy beaches but is not too built up/touristy/filled with cruises. We won't be travelling as part of a tour and we would hire a car at Izmir to get us around.
      Thanking you for suggestions in advance.

      9 Answers Mar 18, 2014 at 2:11 PM
    • Ephesus Opening hours

      by roystep Online Now Jan 26, 2014 at 7:26 AM

      what time does Ephesus close?

      5 Answers Mar 14, 2014 at 3:03 PM
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      Istanbul to Selcuk by bus independently

      by nsaexport Online Now Jan 23, 2014 at 6:59 AM

      How do travel from Istanbul to Ephesus independently?
      What should be my base for night stay - Kusadasi or Selcuk.

      10 Answers Mar 16, 2014 at 11:03 AM
    • Accomodations

      by dgmmgd Online Now Jan 3, 2014 at 7:59 PM

      We plan to be in Ephesus for 2 nights - 3/13/14 & 3/14/14...can someone recommend a good hotel for a senior couple? Thank you!

      3 Answers Jan 4, 2014 at 7:03 AM
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      by ccgarner3 Online Now Nov 28, 2013 at 7:44 AM

      I am traveling alone. What's the best tour from Izmir airport to Ephesus & Temple of Artemis & House of Mary and returning to the airport for a flight back to Athens.

      6 Answers Nov 28, 2013 at 12:57 PM
    • Ephesus with small children

      by Aussieonthego Online Now Oct 15, 2013 at 2:09 PM

      Can anyone recommend a good, inexpensive, child-friendly tour that would be suitable for small chilren? We are travelling with a 4.5yr-old and a 1-yr-old and will be docking in Izmir, planning to get to Ephesus for the day. Any recommendations?

      11 Answers Oct 18, 2013 at 11:20 AM
    • has somebody used

      by GMinGM Online Now Sep 25, 2013 at 9:39 AM

      I will travel with my business partners in October and would like to do a package tour which includes some old city places and can custom it...when i researched in internet, the website appeared in my many research keywords. Has anyone used their services?
      I saw their reviews are top in TA but still want to know about experiences...


      3 Answers Sep 25, 2013 at 1:49 PM
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      what is so special about Ephesus ?

      by Online Now Sep 21, 2013 at 5:08 PM

      My wife wants to make a cruise and we have different choices. One of them is going to Ephesus and I really do not understand what is so special about this old heap of stones ?

      20 Answers Sep 25, 2013 at 1:11 AM
    • Only one day in Ephesus. We are arriving Kusadasi port on the 19th September

      by fmdevilliers Online Now Sep 11, 2013 at 11:10 AM

      HI; We are arriving in Kusadasi Port on 19 September. We would like to see Ephesus and was wandering if we can do it on our own or will you recommend to take a guided tour? What is the cost for entering all the historical places and public transport? Please give me advice...Thanks monique

      12 Answers Sep 13, 2013 at 4:49 PM
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      program for shows at ephesus amphitheatre

      by NerinaW Online Now Apr 7, 2013 at 12:58 PM

      I will be traveling to Ephesus in May and would like to find a program for any live music shows at the amphitheatre .
      Any information on where to find a program on events would be appreciated.

      6 Answers Apr 7, 2013 at 11:59 PM
    • Ekol tours

      by greatmar Online Now Mar 31, 2013 at 6:28 PM

      We are using Ekol tour to see sites in Ephesus. They emailed and said they would give us a 50% discount off our tour for 4 people if we give 50% payment up front on our credit card? Is this safe to do???

      1 Answer Mar 31, 2013 at 7:11 PM
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      Transport to Santorini from Ephesus

      by AnthonyC17 Online Now Mar 18, 2013 at 1:01 PM

      Hi.. Can you recommend me how to get to Santorini from Ephesus?

      1 Answer Mar 18, 2013 at 1:33 PM
    • ephesus on Easter

      by mheidt Online Now Feb 16, 2013 at 2:18 PM

      We are returning to Ephesus and it will be on Orthodox Easter Sunday. On the last trip we took a dolmus from Kusadasi to Ephesus and wondered if there will be any dolmus on Easter Sunday to rely on for transportation to Ephesus and Selcuk. If not, then I need to make arrangements for private transport. Any other special circumstances that might revolve around being in Ephesus on Easter Sunday? Thanks

      2 Answers Feb 17, 2013 at 6:36 AM
    • From IZMIR PORT TO Ephesus by bus

      by rongpeng1944 Online Now Feb 4, 2013 at 9:01 PM

      We are going to IZMIR on 2/17 by Norwegian cruise Jade. We like to go to Ephesus by bus. I would like to know how to travel from port to the bus station where we can find bus to Selcuk?
      Thank you in advance.


      5 Answers Sep 9, 2013 at 6:34 PM
    • Where is ticket office for Terraces Houses

      by Fredrica Online Now Oct 7, 2012 at 1:13 PM

      I'm going to Ephesus, second time there, but want to do the Terraces Houses this time. Do I buy my ticket at the main Ephesus gate or at the entrance to the Terrace Houses? Thank you

      3 Answers Oct 7, 2012 at 9:04 PM
    • Izmir, Port to Ephesus

      by abahamon Online Now Sep 10, 2012 at 10:54 AM

      i'm planning to rent a car in Izmir port to go to Ephesus, my questions is is easy to get there? do i need a GPS system in the car , the traffic is hard i have just 6 hours. any suggestions?

      Thank you!!

      2 Answers Sep 20, 2013 at 8:59 PM
    • ephesus DIY current prices

      by mheidt Online Now Sep 3, 2012 at 4:13 PM

      We have been to Ephesus twice before with guides- terrific experience. This time we want to go on our own from cruiseport in Kusadasi. I plan to go to ATM in Kusadasi before catching the dolmus, but I am having trouble finding current prices. I think maybe the entrance fee is up to 25TL per person at Ephesus. Can anyone verify this? What is the current entry fee for the Terrace Houses? What is the current rate to take the dolmus from Kusadasi to Ephesus? ( I realize it lets off near the bottom gate) Can I walk from the port to the bus stop to catch the Dolmus to Ephesus or do I need to take a dolmus to get from the port to the Central bus station to catch the Kusadasi-Selcuk dolmus?

      I want to have enough TL, but do not want to have alot left over. I believe it is respectful to pay in local currency, but I can't figure out how much and I believe they do not take credit cards, right?

      2 Answers Sep 3, 2012 at 11:23 PM
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      Ephesus Re-Entry

      by Jase1177 Online Now Jul 18, 2012 at 12:51 PM

      Hello all!

      Does anybody know if same-day re-entry is permitted at Ephesus, or would I need to purchase two tickets? I am thinking of going early in the morning, head back into Selcuk mid-day, and then back to Ephesus late afternoon after crowds shrink.

      Thank you for any info!

      2 Answers Jul 18, 2012 at 11:06 PM
    • Do I need to book a tour for Ephesus?

      by Apak Online Now May 24, 2012 at 7:59 AM

      My husband and I plan on touring Ephesus next week. We are staying at a hotel in Selcuk. I've looked in to booking a tour but they are kind of expensive. Can we stroll around on our own and still get the most out of it? Any tips would be most appreciated...

      9 Answers May 25, 2012 at 6:24 AM
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      Traveling alone from Istanbul to Ephesus

      by MissAu Online Now May 6, 2012 at 2:27 AM


      I'll be having my trip by the last week of May and have EPHESUS as my number one of to-see-list. I understand that from Istanbul there is a flight to Izmir which is roughly more than an hour. Would be willing to go there in the morning and back to Istanbul.
      1.) From Izmir airport how will i reach to ephesus?
      2.) How much is the entrance for the ruins site, mother mary's house and other scenery.
      3.) How much is the bus trip from Izmir to Ephesus (Efes) and back.
      4.) Is there a scheduled bus trips to Ephesus from Izmir and back?


      2 Answers May 6, 2012 at 11:10 PM
    • Doing Epheus and Selcuk independently

      by Buranogal Online Now Jan 21, 2012 at 4:36 AM

      How far from Cruise Port and time wise to bus station to get bus to Epheus. Lots of people said not safe on buses so would we bebetter to get train. Private tours too expensive and I read somewhere you can hire audio guides very cheap.Can anyone recommend a good restaurant at Selcuk.

      8 Answers Feb 28, 2012 at 5:00 AM
    • Istanbul to Ephesus

      by lantzquinta621 Online Now Oct 24, 2011 at 1:52 AM

      What is the best, safe and comfortable, way to get from Istanbul to Ephesus, and back? What tour providers are trusted? Should we plan to spend one night in Ephesus?
      There are seven of us, all adults, traveling over new years 2011-12.
      Thank you.

      5 Answers Oct 29, 2011 at 2:03 AM
    • cost of visit

      by 705countrygirl Online Now Oct 5, 2011 at 11:46 AM

      Our last stop in Turkey is Ephesus and we want to be sure to have enough liras to visit, with not much left over because converting back is hardly worth it.
      Could you please tell me what the current cost is...for the main entrance and also the terrace Houses.
      Also plse let me know if we could use euros or US dollars.
      And if we wanted to buy a carpet what currency do they like?

      6 Answers Oct 6, 2011 at 12:28 AM