Around Ephesus Ruin Tours

There are many interesting & historical sites near by. Within the 5-10km radius of Ancient Ephesus Ruins, there is Basilica of St John, House of Virgin Mary, Artemis Temple, Archaeological Museum of EphesusSeven Sleepers cave, Isa Bey Mosque, Sirince Village and a few more very important historical attractions to be seen.

Ephesus Museum

Ephesus Museum

The Ephesus Museum is a rich and important museum for Ephesian and Anatolian archeology with artifacts from digs at Ephesus, The Basilica of St....
Artemis Temple

Temple of Artemis

The Temple of Artemis was located on the southwest of Ayasuluk hill where Selcuk Castle located on. It was considered to be one of...
House of Virgin Mary

House of Virgin Mary

According to Christian belief Virgin Mary may have spent her last days in this house which was erected on the slope of the Bulbul...
Basilica of St John

The Basilica of St. John

The Basilica of St. John was constructed over burial site of John the Apostle by Emperor Justinian in the 6th century. It is located on the slopes of Ayasoluk Hill just below the fortress near the center of Selcuk, Selcuk district, İzmir Province, Turkey and about 3.5 km from Ephesus.
Sirince Village

Sirince Village

Sirince Viilage referred in ancient sources as the “Ephesus on the Mountain” suggests long established settlement. Sirince is a pretty old Orthodox village in Selcuk, 12 km away from Ephesus, which was called Cirkince meaning ‘’ugly’’. Sirince village was built by the Greeks around 800 years ago and since the population exchange in 1924 has since been inhabited by Muslims from Salonica. After years, visitors understand that the village is not ugly at all and the village's name was changed to Sirince meaning "Pleasant" in 1926 by the governor of Izmir Province.
Isa Bey Mosque

Isa Bey Mosque

Isa Bey Mosque was erected in 1375 by the order of Isa Bey of the Aydinogulları Emirate. It is situated in Selcuk town, beneath the Selcuk Castle along with the Basilica of St. John and nearby ancient city of Ephesus. Isa Bey Mosque is not only One of the most beautiful examples of Anatolian mosque architecture, reflecting the Seljuk style, but also is known to be one of the oldest mosque with a courtyard.
Seven Sleepers Cave

The Cave of Seven Sleepers

The grotto of the Seven Sleepers is located on the Mount Pion nearby the Stadium of Ephesus ancient city in Selcuk. There was a small two storey graveyard structure and ten crypt chambers under the ground, where the seven men were thought to have been buried and a church was constructed over this place.
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