Private 3-Day Seven Churches Tour from Istanbul

Private 3-Day Seven Churches Tour from Istanbul
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$1058.83
Duration: 3 days
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3 Days Seven Churches Tour from Istanbul will be 3 full days private tour to Ephesus, Laodicea, Hierapolis, Philadelphia, Sardis, Thyatira, Pergamon and Izmir. This is the tour not only for strong religious peoples because Ephesus-Pamukkale and Pergamon are most visited ancient cities of Turkey. This Tour can be 4 days as well with same price, please let us know if you would like to come 4th day in Istanbul.

Day 1: Ephesus and Laodicea (L-D)
05:00 a.m pick up from the hotel and transfer to the airport for one hour flight to Izmir. Upon arrival in Izmir, we will meet you at the airport with your name and transfer you to our office in Selcuk town. At 09:30 a.m depart for a full day Ephesus tour, including a visit to The House of Virgin Mary and the Temple of Artemis. You will see: Temple of Artemis ( one of the 7 Ancient Wonders of the World), One of the biggest Amphitheaters, the Celsius Library and amazing ruins of the ancient city. The House of the Virgin Mary, which was her last dwelling before her assumption. The tour ends around 5 p.m. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale

Day 2: Hierapolis, Philadelphia, Sardis and Thyatira (B,L,D)
Breakfast in hotel. Tour the ancient city ruins of Hierapolis, Philadelphia, Sardis and Thyatir. You will visit: the Asklepion and the acropolis, the theater, the temple of Athena and the Altar of Zeus, which St. John denounced to Pergamon church members as a “Throne of Satan”. After lunch, we continue to Thyateira, whose church members were commended for their “steadfastness against libertarianism,” which was viewed as a constant threat to the Christian church. We continue on to Sardis, the capital of ancient Lydia which also ranked as one of the Seven Sister Churches and as a center of importance for various religious groups. Here we visit the temple of Cybele and Diana (which later became a Church), the beautiful synagogue, and the gymnasium. From Sardis, we continue on to Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love founded during the reign of Attalus II. Dinner and overnight in Bergama.

Day 3: Pergamon and Izmir (B,L,D)
Breakfast in hotel. Tour the ancient city ruins of Pergamon.We will visit: the Asclepion and Health Centre. As our way to the Acropolis, the Red Basilica, originally a temple of Serapis, can be viewed. The most spectacular structure is certainly the theatre, a remarkable piece of engineering built into the steep hillside. Continue to Izmir for the tour the church of St. Polycarp, Kadifecale (Mount Pagos) and what remains of an ancient agora. Dinner and overnight in Izmir or transfer to airport flight back to Istanbul, upon arrive in Istanbul we will meet you at the airport with your name and transfer back to hotel.

3 Days Seven Churches Tour from Istanbul will be 3 full days private tour to Ephesus, Laodicea, Hierapolis, Philadelphia, Sardis, Thyatira, Pergamon and Izmir. This is the tour not only for strong religious peoples because Ephesus-Pamukkale and Pergamon are most visited ancient cities of Turkey. This Tour can be 4 days as well with same price, please let us know if you would like to come 4th day in Istanbul.