Discover Smyrna, Pergamon, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, Laodicea, and Ephesus in 3 days with departure from Pamukkale. The Seven Churches of Asia as stated in the Book of Revelation are Ephesus, Pamukkale, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea. The tour includes the seven churches mentioned in the Bible. Seven Churches of the Apocalypse also known as the Seven Churches of Asia and refer to the Roman province of Asia, not the entire continent, which are the seven largest churches of early Christianity. These are Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea.
What to see during the 3-day Seven Churches Revelation From Pamukkale?
What to expect during the 3-day Seven Churches Revelation From Pamukkale?
Day 1: Arrival Denizli– Airport Transfer
Arrive at Denizli Airport. Our staff will be waiting at the Denizli airport with a name sign. You will be picked up and transferred to our office or we will pick you up from your hotel in and around Pamukkale. After meeting with the tour guide, we will drive to Pamukkale, one of the most interesting places in the world. It is a unique geological formation also for its historical remains. visit Hierapolis, including the magnificently preserved Necropolis, the Main Street and Gates, the Thermal Baths, the devil’s hole, and the masterpiece theatre. Pamukkale’s terraces are made of travertine, a sedimentary rock deposited by water from the hot springs. In this area, there are 17 hot water springs in which the temperature ranges from 35 °C to 100 °C The water that emerges from the spring is transported 320 meters (1,050 ft) to the head of the travertine terraces and deposits calcium carbonate on section 60 to 70 meters long covering an expanse of 240 meters to 300 meters. Pamukkale Tour ends and drive to Selcuk / Kusadasi.
Underway, we will visit the ancient city of Laodicea, which includes the ancient church building ruins.
Upon arrival at Kusadasi, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Day 2: Full-Day Pergamon Ancient City Tour
After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and drive to Pergamum, to visit the Acropolis, Asclepion, and Red Basilica.
After a delicious lunch continues to Akhisar, and visit the remains of the church in Thyatira.
Drive to Sardis, the capital of the ancient Lydians; see the temple of Cybele & Diana, which later became a church, the golden River Pactalos, and the Royal Road. Continue to Philadelphia in Alasehir and visit the remains of the Cathedral. Pergamon was an important capital city in the ancient world. Built on a conical hill rising 1,000 feet above the surrounding valley. Pergamum’s acropolis and Asclepion are both listed among the top 100 historical sites in the Mediterranean. Most of the buildings and monuments in Pergamum date to the time of Eumenes II (197-159 BC), including the famed library, the terrace of the spectacularly sited hillside theatre, and the main palace, the Altar of Zeus, the Temple of Athena. It was the main function was social and cultural as much as it was sacred Also it was one of the Seven Churches of Revelation. Asclepion, Galen born & Educated in Pergamum, was the authority of European medicine from the 2nd century until the renaissance. He was the founder of the health principles of diet, relaxation, and exercise. Visit the ancient hospital & health center where he worked. Tour ends and you will be transferred to your hotel in Kusadasi.
Day 3: Ephesus– Full-Day Guided Tour
After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour. Depart to Ephesus, the cradle of early Christianity, and visit the house of the Virgin Mary where she spent her last days.
After visiting the tomb of St Luke, continue to the spectacular ruins from the period of St Paul; visit the Basilica of St John and his tomb. At the end of the tour, we will transfer your direction to the bus station or the airport
Extra Tour Details
- Everyday departure (All year round)
- Duration: 3 days
What has been included in this excursion?
- Accommodation BB
- All sightseeing & excursions mentioned in the itinerary
- Lunch during the tours
- Transfer service from Hotels & Airport
- English Guide
- Beverage during the tour
- Tips to the guide&driver(optional)
- Entrance Cleopatra Pool
- Not mentioned diners
- Not mentioned flights
- Personal expenses