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Oludeniz Ephesus & Pamukkale Tour – this magnificent two-day trip will be a real gift for curious connoisseurs of ancient history and everyone who is interested in archaeological finds, as well as for those who like to solve the amazing mysteries of natural phenomena that stagger the imagination with their wise design.
During this wonderful excursion you will have the opportunity to visit two unique and historically important places – the legendary ancient city of Ephesus , which is located near the famous Turkish resort of Kusadasi, and the incredible natural wonder of Pamukkale .
Oludeniz Ephesus & Pamukkale Tour price is 190 Euro for adults, 175 Euro for children from 7 to 11 years old and for children under 6 years old free.
Please note that we have ‘no hidden costs’
Tour days: Daily
Tour duration: First Day departure 06:00 – Next Day Arrival 19:30
Oludeniz Hotels Transfer: Pick up from your hotel
On the first day of our exciting trip, we will go to Ephesus, which is a classic ancient Roman city and one of the best places in the world to feel the atmosphere of the Roman era. Ancient Ephesus is located on the Aegean coast of Western Anatolia, at a distance of 270 kilometers from the city of Fethiye.
The ancient city of Ephesus is a huge open-air museum. Ephesus was founded between the sixteenth and eleventh centuries BC as an Ionic colony of Ionian Greeks from Athens.
Since then, many important sights of Ephesus have been preserved. Here you can see the ruins of the Temple of the goddess Artemis – one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World and the symbol of Ephesus.
Alexander the Great during his visit to Ephesus provided financial assistance in the construction of this temple.
Also here are the ruins of the famous Library of Celsius, the Roman baths, the Temple of the Divine Emperor Hadrian, the Agora, the Grand Theater, which could accommodate more than 24 thousand people, the marble alley, the Odeon, the Temple of Domitian, the Fountain and the Tomb of Pollio, and much more.
Ephesus of the Christian era was famous for being visited by the Apostle Paul, the residence of the Apostle Timothy, who became the first bishop of Ephesus, was located here, and also, the Third Ecumenical Council was held here in 431 AD.
The apostle John Chrysostom preached in the temples of Ephesus, who was later buried in the church named after him. The Blessed Virgin Mary (mother of Jesus Christ) spent her last days here.
Her house is located near Ephesus. The first church in the world, consecrated in the name of the Mother of God, was also built in Ephesus. The philosopher Heraclitus lived and created his famous works in Ephesus.
In the fifth and sixth centuries AD, Ephesus was the second most important city in the Roman Empire, after Rome. We will spend at least two hours in this amazing city-museum, imbued with the spirit of ancient history and studying the greatest heritage of ancient times that has survived to this day in Turkey.
The second day will be devoted to visiting an amazing natural attraction – Pamukkale. This national park of Turkey, thanks to its amazing landscape, consisting of frozen limestone waterfalls, can be called the eighth wonder of the world.
Also, it is a famous natural and cultural UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pamukkale means “cotton castle” in Turkish.
For many centuries, nature has built white lacy cascades of calcium mineral salts, the formation of which continues today.
In Pamukkale, you will learn about the wonderful possibilities that have come down to us since ancient times, which can be considered an invaluable gift that heals not only the body, but also the soul.
A visit to the Pamukkale thermal pools with rejuvenating mineral water has a beneficial effect on the entire human body.
The water temperature in the pool is 35 0C. Here you can heal from rheumatic and joint pain, degenerative diseases of the musculoskeletal system, diseases of the kidneys and liver, as well as cure the vascular system and heart, eye and skin diseases.
Also, you can visit the Cleopatra pool, where mineral water returns youth and health.
This excursion “Oludeniz Ephesus & Pamukkale Tour” is a must-see so as not to miss valuable opportunities to gain new knowledge and unforgettable impressions, as well as improve your body and soul!
Adult: 190 €
Child: 175 €
It takes about 3 hours by bus to reach Pamukkale on your Fethiye to Pamukkale excursion as the distance between Fethiye and Pamukkale is 230 kilometers.
During the excursion from Fethiye to Pamukkale you will see the white travertines of Pamukkale, Cleopatra’s Pool and the ancient city of Hierapolis.
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