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Welcome to Turkey! You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel in Istanbul. The remainder of the day is spent at your leisure.
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Izmir. Upon arrival embark on a tour of Ephesus, one of the Seven Churches in Revelation (Rev. 1:11). Once populated with three hundred thousand people, it has an enormous Amphitheater which can still hold twenty four thousand spectators. As we walk down the marble covered streets, we see gymnasiums, baths, houses, public latrines, the library of Celsus, and the Temple of Artemis. Later transfer to Kusadasi where you will spend the night.
Today we proceed to the ancient Philadelphia Church at Alasehir, the youngest of the Seven Churches of Revelation, visiting the remains of an early church and the city walls. Continue on to Pamukkale for the night.
After breakfast visit Hierapolis, where St. Philip was martyred in 1AD. See the Necropolis, Avenue of Tombs and spend some time at the Thermal Baths. En route to Konya we will visit Antioch Pisidia that St. Paul made it one of the centers of his mission.
Today morning visit Iconium which is visited by Paul on his first and second missionary journey (Ac 13:51; 16:2) and visit Mevlana Museum. Learn about the mystical religious Sufi known as the Whirling Dervishes. Also visit Lystra before returning to your hotel.
Depart for Adana stopping en route to visit Derbe and Tarsus (Act: 11:30:11:25.) the birth place of St. Paul. Overnight Surmeli Hotel
Today we drive to Antioch (Acts 6:5:11:19-30:13)where the name Christian was first used. In this second major city of the Roman province, we will have a mass at the cave church where St. Peter led worship. Later visit the world famous museum at Antioch and see the Roman mosaics. Overnight Buyuk Antakya
Your tour with us comes to an end today. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Istanbul. On arrival in to Istanbul your tour with us comes to an end.
The earliest settle of Kusadasi dates back to the Leleges people in 3000BC and all through the ages, Kusadasi was ...