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The cradle of civilizations, Ephesus is connected to the Selcuk district of Izmir province. Ephesus Ancient City; It is a port city of its time, bearing the influences of Roman, Greek and Turkish civilization.You may want to rent a car in Ephesus to visit these historical sites and unique artifacts spread over a wide area in Ephesus and its surroundings.Thanks to this service, you will have no problem exploring the whole region.

Ages until today continuing its presence throughout this region, entered into the UNESCO World Heritage List, Turkey's has become a major tourist area.

If you want to visit this region with cultural structures worth seeing, you will not have a transportation problem with the affordable Izmir car rental service provided by the iZMiRCAR Car Rental Company. You can rent one of the vehicles with different features according to your preference, or you can take advantage of the transfer (chauffeur-driven car rental) services that will take you to where you want to go.

Historical Wealth in the Ancient City of Ephesus

Ephesus, which was added to the list of cultural, natural structures and formations existing in the world by the committee that determines the UNESCO World Heritage List, has thus been registered in terms of its historical importance and richness.
The Ancient City of Ephesus, which even served as the capital of Rome, spreads over a very wide area. Within this vast area, there is the Temple of Artemis, the seventh wonder of the world, the Virgin Mary House, which is considered sacred to Christians and visited every year, and the Seven Sleepers Cave, where seven young people who fled Roman persecution shelter.
There are many buildings belonging to different cultures within the borders of the ancient city of Ephesus, which dates back to 6000 BC.
Ephesus, which has visitors from many parts of the world with its magnificent cultural heritage, is one of the places that people who are interested in historical buildings should see during their Izmir trips.

Important Historical Buildings;

Celsus Library, Virgin Mary Church - Isa Bey Mosque - Domitian Temple - Hadrian's Temple
Consul Church - St. Jean Church - Heracles Gate - Selçuk (Ayasuluk) Castle - Mazeus and Mithridates Gate - Magnesia Gate - Seven Sleepers Cave - Tetragonos Agora - Upper Agora and Basilica - Odeon - Prytaneion - Alytarkhus Stoa - Trajan Fountain - Pollio Fountain - Memmius Monument - Love House - Heroon - Slope Houses - Grand Theater - Theater Gymnasium - Vedius Gymnasium - Skolastika Baths - Harbor Gymnasium and Baths - East Gymnasium and State Agora Baths - Varius Baths - Palace Structure - Arkad Street - Marble Street - Stadium Street - Kuretler Street - Oktagon - Latrina and the Temple of Artemis, one of the 7 wonders of the world ...

The historical structure in Ephesus will fascinate you. You should definitely visit this region and witness the history closely.
We would like to remind you how important it is to choose a car rental in Izmir in order to make you more free on your journey to the depths of history in a cultural sense. When you get on the road, you decide where you want to take a break, and you determine the duration.

Important Features of the Ancient City of Ephesus

- Artemis Temple is considered as one of the seven wonders of the world.
- Settlements belonging to the Bronze Ages and the Hittites were found.
- In connection with the ancient mother goddess (Kybele) traditions of Anatolia, the biggest temple of the Artemis cult is located in Ephesus.
- It had the largest port city population in the Hellenistic and Roman periods.
- The City of Ephesus has managed to become the focal point of its era in trade, as it is the most important gate between east and west.

Don't Forget to Visit The Villages

Do not leave the region without visiting Şirince Village and Seferihisar villages close to Ephesus. You can travel to history in the villages that survive without getting away from their natural structure. You can start the day fresh by having breakfast in the village and you can visit Ephesus with that energy. You can shop for organic and home-made olive oil, wine, fruit and vegetables. After visiting Ephesus, you can relax by swimming in the blue-flagged Pamucak Beach.

How To Go To Ephesus?

Approximately 83 km from Izmir - Ephesus,
The distance between Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport and Ephesus is approximately 65 km.
Many bus companies engaged in intercity transportation have direct services to Selcuk district. After you arrive in Selcuk, you can go to Ephesus by taking the minibuses departing from the garage.
If you want to go with your private vehicle, you can reach Ephesus by following the Kuşadası signs on the Izmir - Aydın Highway route.
Approximately 650 km from Istanbul to Ephesus,
The distance between Ankara and Ephesus is 680 km.
If you are going to use air transportation for your trip to Izmir, you can choose to take advantage of affordable car rental services at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport. If you want to go to Ephesus by making a comfortable journey and travel as you wish, you can take advantage of the services offered by the iZMiRCAR Rent a Car Company, which is one of the services offered by "delivering and picking up the car you prefer to rent from wherever you want".