Ephesus self-guided Virtual Experience: the ancient pearl of the Mediterranean

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Experience Ephesus from the comfort of your home with an engaging self-guided virtual tour, narrated in English, from your PC or smartphone browser. It’s so simple! You will receive an email with the tour link with instructions and, in a couple of minutes, you will travel back in time and enjoy a virtual journey from the comfort of your couch!


Through the power of storytelling combined with street and satellite views, you will learn not only about historical facts but also discover unknown stories and tales of ancient times that will amaze your family and friends. The tour’s content is the result of in-depth research, squeezed into brief intriguing stories that will make your virtual visit both engaging and informative. The tour is only available online and you can access it repeatedly and anytime.

This is an unmissable opportunity to gain valuable insights into the city’s former chequered life and immerse yourself in the surroundings  in an entirely innovative way.


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Egyptian gods in Ephesus

The large vessels importing goods from distant parts of the then known world were also bringing the locals into contact with new ideas, customs, and foreign cults. Thus, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to us the fact that one can find in Ephesus a temple, which is popularly believed to be dedicated to the Egyptian goddess Isis. It is the best-preserved building in the agora, dating back to the 1st century BC. The temple was built in the Ionic order with a row of 6 columns on its short sides and 10 on its long sides while its facade was also adorned with a group of statues depicting the meeting of Odysseus with the Cyclope Polyphemus.


There is no meeting point. The virtual tour doesn’t require a visit to the site and it is designed to start at the entrance of Ephesus archaeological site.

  • Virtual Self-guided Tour for Ephesus with satellite & street views
  • Audio content with engaging & original stories in English
  • This is a virtual tour for Ephesus that you can take from the comfort of your home and feel like you were there
  • No live guide or meeting point required
  • You will receive an email with instructions on how to access your tour via a link. Check your spam folder as well
  • No special equipment is needed (i.e. special glasses). However, earphones or headphones are highly recommended to enjoy the experience.
  • This product can be accessed from any web browser and requires internet connection. The tour is available only online. The virtual tour doesn’t require a visit to the site

Cancellation Policy: This product cannot be refunded once activated.

Celsus Library: The Library of Celsus is probably the most famous landmark of Ephesus. Built-in the 2nd century AD and reconstructed in the 20th century, it is worth a visit inside! the building was erected to serve a double function: not only that of a library but also of a magnificent mausoleum to honor and bury a prominent politician. 


 Trajan’s Nymphaeum:  This monumental fountain was dedicated to Emperor Trajan and Goddess Artemis and reminds how Romans honored their rulers as well as their gods.


The Grand Theater: The Theater was used for many kinds of events: dramatic performances, concerts, and sports competitions. It is even possible that the first gladiatorial games in Asia Minor took place in the theater of Ephesus. 


Church of Mary: The Church of Virgin Mary was the first church to be dedicated to the mother of Christ and the most significant building from Christian times in Ephesus.

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Why take a self-guided tour?

Clio Muse Tours’ self-guided virtual experience takes you on an informative and entertaining journey to the world’s top destinations. If you’re looking for the best way to sate your wanderlust while at home, gain insight into the world-class monuments or take a first taste from the sites you’re planning to visit on your next trip, Clio Muse virtual experiences are bound to captivate your attention.
Based on the award-winning storytelling methodology developed by the Clio Muse team, each one of the self-guided virtual experiences is complemented with the fascinating narratives curated by handpicked authors, tour guides, destination experts and historians. The combination of real satellite and street view images and our exceptional audio content brings to life on your screen acclaimed sites and museums.
Purchase a virtual experience from your laptop, desktop, smart TV or smartphone and you will be redirected to a new browser window on your device to enjoy the tour online!

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