Kusadasi

Turkey

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Cruises To Kusadasi

Take a journey into the past in richly historic Ephesus. Once an ancient Greek city, Kusadasi was known for the famed Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Built, destroyed, and rebuilt again through several notably historical periods, Ephesus boasts abounding ruins and archaeological excavation sites. View what remains of the Roman Library of Celsus, the Gate of Augustus, the Tomb of John the Apostle, and the Basilica of St. John, among several other ancient remnants.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    The Port Of Kudasi
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    EET (Eastern European Time)
    UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Turkish. Say "hello" in Turkisy: "merhaba."
  • Currency & Shopping
    Turkish Lira (TRY)
    Native crafts, jewelry and leather goods.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organized Shore Excursion for sightseeing. Taxis and trains are available.
    • Famous For
      Kusadasi is most known for its history. Associated with the ministries of Paul, Timothy and the apostle John, the city played a significant role in the spread of early Christianity. The acoustics in the amphitheaters are fantastic.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Ephesus is one of the main centers of early Christianity. St. Paul remained in the city for three years during his third missionary journey. The Apostle John also came to Ephesus to live and was finally buried here.
    • Tip
      Make sure you pack the essentials for your Europe cruise.

Kusadasi TOP EXCURSIONS

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We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Best of Ephesus

Admire some of the most hallowed sites in the ancient world, including a residence believed to be the Virgin Mary’s, the...

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Ephesus & Village of Sirince

Gain an understanding of the ancient world by exploring the ruins in Ephesus and then wander through the traditional vil...

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Magnificent Ephesus

Walk through the excavated ruins in Ephesus, Turkey’s most celebrated archaeological site, and discover how the ruins br...

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Ephesus, Didyma & Miletus

Visit three meticulously excavated cities whose ruins reveal their splendor and prosperity in ancient times....

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Ancient Ruins, Limassol, Cyprus

7-Day Greek Isles Round-trip Athens: Santorini, Patmos & Israel

Enjoy the Mediterranean from the luxury of The Haven. | Explore two ports in one day in Turkey & Greece. | Set sail aboard the all-new Norwegian Spirit.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Athens (Piraeus) (Greece);
Kusadasi (Turkey); Patmos (Greece); Ashdod (Israel); Haifa (Israel); Limassol (Cyprus); Santorini (Greece);
DISEMBARK Athens (Piraeus) (Greece);
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Rhodes, Greece

10-Day Greek Isles Round-Trip Athens: Greece & Israel

Set sail aboard the all-new Norwegian Spirit.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Athens (Piraeus) (Greece);
Patmos (Greece); Ashdod (Israel); Haifa (Israel); Limassol (Cyprus); Rhodes (Greece); Kusadasi (Turkey); Istanbul (Turkey); Kavala (Greece);
DISEMBARK Athens (Piraeus) (Greece);
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18-Day Italy, Greece, Turkey, Israel & Monaco from Rome (Civitavecchia)

18-Day Italy, Greece, Turkey, Israel & Monaco from Rome (Civitavecchia)

Sail in luxury and style on the updated Norwegian Dawn. | Spend a glamorous day in the glitzy playground of Monte Carlo.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Rome (Civitavecchia) (Italy);
Monte Carlo (Monaco); Florence/Pisa (Livorno) (Italy); Naples (Italy); Valletta (Malta); Athens (Piraeus) (Greece); Kusadasi (Turkey); Istanbul (Turkey); Rhodes (Greece); Limassol (Cyprus); Ashdod (Israel); Haifa (Israel);
DISEMBARK Rome (Civitavecchia) (Italy);
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