Ephesus & House of the Virgin Mary Tour

Welcome to Ephesus & House of the Virgin Mary Tour

Ephesus, located Aegean Cost of Turkey, is one of the grandest and best-preserved ruins of the ancient world. the history of Ephesus dates back to 6000 B.C According to evidence dating from around 1400 BC, the Hittites were the first to settle the site, which they named Apasas. Greek immigrants arrived in Anatolia around 1050 B.C. and settled at Ephesus and its vicinity In the 560 B.C. under the sovereignty of Lydia the Ephesians began to inhabit in the area around the Temple of Artemis. The ancient city of Ephesus whose ruins visible today were established by Lysimachos , one of the generals of Alexander the Great. Today Ephesus is visited by nearly 1.5million people per year.