• Daily Sardes, Philedelphia Tour From Izmir
  • Daily Sardes, Philedelphia Tour From Izmir
  • Daily Sardes, Philedelphia Tour From Izmir
  • Daily Sardes, Philedelphia Tour From Izmir
  • Daily Sardes, Philedelphia Tour From Izmir

Tour overview

This was the capital of the ancient Lydian kingdom of the 6th century BC, portrayed as a dying church.

Itinerary

( Lunch included ) We will pick you up from the hotel. Today we depart in the morning to one of the most picturesque areas of any of the Seven Churches of Asia, 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 , 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. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Booking Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Booking.

VISITED PLACES

Izmir

Routes

Included

Professional English-speaking tour guides
Lunch
Pick up from hotel in Izmir
Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
Return transfer to hotel in Izmir
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Guided Sardes and Philedephia Tour
All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Excluded

International or Domestic flights
Insurance: All types
Daily Turkish Bath Daily Cooking Tour
Personal expenses: Extras at hotel or additional meals Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

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