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5 DAYS BIBLICAL TOUR IZMIR

Izmir - Smryna - Pergamum - Thyatira - Sardis - Philadelphia - Laodicea - Hierapolis - Ephesus - Izmir

5 DAYS BIBLICAL TOUR IZMIR Summary

Pergamon tour, Acropolis, Asklepion, Altar of Zeus, Temple of Trajan Horse, Temple of Hadrian, Red Basilica, St. Johns Church, Mount Pagus, Clock Tower, Pamukkale tour, Byzantine Church, River Pactolos, Philadelphia, Cotton Fortress, the Arcadian Way, Nymphaion and Asia Minor, Ephesus tour, Great Amphitheater, Marble Way and Library of Celcus, Temple of Artemis, Ephesus Ancient sites and Virgin Mary and the Temple of Diana of the Ephesians

Day 01 - Izmir - Arrival Day


Upon our arrival at Izmir airport or Kusadasi port or Cesme Port, our guide will meet you with your name sign and assist and transfer to hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to Explore Izmir. Overnight in Izmir.

Day 02 - Pergamon - Thyatira - Izmir

Breakfast and Dinner Included
After breakfast we drive to Pergamum, actually called Bergama. It is one of the sites of the Seven Churches of Asia [Rev. 1:11; 2:12]. Here we explore the impressive Acropolis, the steepest theatre in the world, the Asklepion, famous medical centre of classical times, see the Altar of Zeus which is mentioned as the «Throne of Satan» in the book of Revelation, the marble columns of the Temple of Trajan and the Library which was foremost in the world and was long a rival of the equally famous Library of Alexandria in Egypt. Its wealth of volumes was estimated at over 200, 000. It inspired the invention of parchment. We also visit the Red Basilica (St. Johns Church). Then we continue our visit to Thyatira, now called Akhisar, another one of the Seven Churches of Asia [Rev. 1:11; 2:18 - 24; Acts 16:14]. It was a city famous for purple dyes. We visit the remains of a basilica and some architectural fragments from the Roman period. Lydia, the seller of purple in Philippi, was from Thyatira. We enjoy a panoramic ride of Smyrna, the third largest city in Turkey and one of the sites of the Seven Churches of Asia [Rev. 2:12 - 17]. Smyrnas is a city scarred with a bloody history of trade and warfare. We ascend to Mount Pagus where we visit the Citadel of Lysimachos, commander of Alexander the Great, erected in the 4th century BC. We will also see the Clock Tower. Check in at the hotel for dinner and overnight.in Izmir.

Day 03 - Izmir - Sardis - Philadelphia - Laodicea - Hierapoli

Breakfast and Dinner Included
Today we depart early in the morning to one of the most picturesque areas of any of the Seven Churches of Asia [Rev. 1:11; 3:1 - 4], Sardis, presently Sart. This was the capital of the ancient Lydian kingdom of the 6th century BC, portrayed as a dying church. We visit the great Temple of Artemis and the Temple of Cybele, which became a Byzantine Church. We will also visit the restored gymnasium and reconstructed Synagogue. We also see the last several meters of the royal Persian Road from Susa to Sardis built by Cyrus the Great and the «golden» river Pactolos. Lunch en route. Then we continue our journey to Philadelphia, nowadays called Alasehir, another church of the Seven Churches of Asia [Rev. 1:11; 3:7], and the only church not censured. There we see the remains of a Byzantine basilica built of brick, with a bit of high arch and some 11th century frescoes. We drive to the healing city of Hierapolis, actually Pamukkale, the white «cotton fortress» where hot mineral water bursts from the earth and cascades over steep cliffs forming pools, channels and stalactites. The therapeutic waters were known to the founders of Hierapolis and of Laodicea in 190 BC. In Hierapolis [Col. 4:13] we visit the Martyrium of the Apostle Philip where he was martyred during the persecutions ordered by Domitian. Proceed to Laodicea (present name Denizli) yet another of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor [Rev. 1:11; 3:14; Col. 2:1; 4:13 - 16]. We see the ancient theatre, the remains of basilica and ancient stone water pipes. We visit the Gate of Domitian, the Arcadian Way, the 2nd century AD Theatre, the Nymphaion, the Temple of Apollo, the Plutonium and the Necropolis. Check in at hotel for dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.

Day 04 - Ephesus - Kusadasi

Breakfast and Dinner Included
Drive to Ephesus visit to the ancient city of Ephesus including the Basilica of St. John. The Apostle Paul preached to the Ephesians and lived here for three years. This church also received an epistle from him. We tour the spectacular ruins where excavations still continue in this once great and important city, which was founded in the 10th century BC. Temple of Artemis, Ephesus ancient sites and Virgin Mary. Walk through history along marble streets lined with wonderful public buildings, among them the Baths of Scholastica, the Library of Celsus, the Temple of Hadrian and the Theatre. The Temple of Diana of the Ephesians, another of the seven wonders of the ancient world, was built in this city. We visit the Basilica of St. John. Visit The House of Virgin Mary. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 05 - Izmir - End of Tour

Breakfast Included
After breakfast you will have free time shopping in Cappadocia. Today we depart for Kayseri airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul and then back to home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Turkey.

Tour Includes


Arrival airport transfer from Izmir airport
2 nights hotel in Izmir
1 night hotel in Pamukkale
1 night hotel in Kusadasi
4 open buffet breakfasts
4 dinners at hotels
Guided Thyatira Pergamum tour
Guided Philadelphia, Sardes and Smyrna tour
Guided Pisidian Antioch Laodicea and Hierapolis Pamukkale tour
Guided Ephesus tour
All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
Transportation in a fully air
conditioned, non
smoking coach
Professional English
speaking tour guides
Return airport transfer

Tour Not Includes


International flights
Insurance: All types
Turkey entry visa
Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section

Tour Highlights

Pergamon tour, Acropolis, Asklepion, Altar of Zeus, Temple of Trajan Horse, Temple of Hadrian, Red Basilica, St. Johns Church, Mount Pagus, Clock Tower, Pamukkale tour, Byzantine Church, River Pactolos, Philadelphia, Cotton Fortress, the Arcadian Way, Nymphaion and Asia Minor, Ephesus tour, Great Amphitheater, Marble Way and Library of Celcus, Temple of Artemis, Ephesus Ancient sites and Virgin Mary and the Temple of Diana of the Ephesians

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