Signing up for our content-rich Izmir Sardes Tour (or Izmir Sardis Tour) will make your day quite enjoyable and full of interesting information. Especially if you are into the historical eras and remains that hide the secrets of our ancestors in their delicate lines, you will adore every step that you take in the Ancient City of Sardes: Being located in Manisa province of Turkey which is very close to Izmir, this ancient city will greet all of us warmly after a short and entertaining bus trip.
Below, you will find the places that we will visit during our Izmir Sardes excursion. And you will understand why you should be one of our guests: We will lose ourselves in the mystical songs of ages ago.
The Temple of Artemis
To begin our exclusive Izmir Sardis Tour, we will pick you up from your hotel in Izmir by our fully-equipped and modern vehicle. Then, we will get to Manisa from Izmir, and to The Temple of Artemis successively. Then, you will get fascinated.
At the foothills of Tmolus Mountains, this temple, which is the fourth largest Ionic temple in the world will be waiting for you. Its columns that reaches to the blue sky, and its striking Acropolis will create an unforgettable scenery while you are time traveling.
The Ancient City of Sardes: A Gateway to Ages
The next stop of Izmir Sardes Tour will be the core of it: The Ancient City of Sardes…
Being known as the capital of ancient kingdom of Lycia, this antique settlement has many things to offer. For example, it will make you amazed through its impressive gymnasium complex, Greek and Byzantine shops, baths, churches and delicate details such as decorations and tiles.
While you are pleasing your eyes thanks to this pale landscape, you will be also expanding your cultural accumulation. Because our professional tour guide will enlighten you about that era and the life of people. Yes, you will enjoy a very good lecture!
The Jewish Synagogue
During our walk in Sardes, we will see an ancient Jewish Synagogue in there.
According to the researches, this synagogue was a section of a large bath-gymnasium complex, which was used for about 450–500 years. And also, it is believed that “it is the most impressive synagogue in the western diaspora”. In other words, it will reflect the holiness in its walls, courtyard, columns and tiles, and conquer your soul with its entire beauty.
A Delicious Break
Izmir Sardes Tour will continue with a delightful lunch that will whet your appetite! We will visit a local restaurant which will offer some of the best examples of Turkish cuisine. Then, you will be able to please every inch of your mouth and refill your energy bar!
Purchase Some Souvenirs
Before ending our Izmir Sardis trip, we will visit a shop to allow you purchase some souvenirs. The things you will buy in there will always remind you the valuable hours that you spend with us!
Let’s Go Back to Izmir
After enjoying our delightful meals, we will get on the tour bus and get back to Izmir. Then, we will take you to your hotel. Upon the arrival, you will enjoy your free time by resting and remembering the golden minutes of this tour day!
Now, if you are ready to enjoy your time in Izmir uniquely and in a very historical way, we recommend you to book this tour online easily. Or, you can contact us for further information about Sardes trip or other Izmir excursions!