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Virgin Mary Mother in Ephesus

Virgin Mary House

Virgin Mary in Ephesus There are 3 important stories of Mary during the period of Jesus. During the time Jesus Christ lived on earth, “Mary” became a very common name. This is why there are many women with this name in the Bible. Three of them have a close relationship with Jesus. Of these three […]

Temple of Artemis in Ephesus

Temple of Artemis

Temple of Artemis in Ephesus Some structures in the ancient world were so fascinating and impressive that famous travelers of the ancient world agreed that these man-made structures should be seen. One of them is the Temple of Artemis in the ancient city of Ephesus. What made the temple of Artemis so special? On the […]

Ephesus Marbles

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Ancient Ephesus Marbles It turned out that the blocks from the ancient marble quarry, located in the Kizilagac area at an altitude of 400 meters on the upper part of the Saglik Mountain, were transported to the city of Ephesus, which is the first city in history to be made of marble. The ancient marble […]

Virgin Mary’s House in Ephesus, Turkey

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The story of the Virgin Mary’s House in Ephesus Anne Catherine Emmerich (1774-1824) It was through Anne Catherine Emmerich that the Shrine of Our Lady of Ephesus was discovered. While it is quite true that Mary’s cult was practiced in Christian Ephesus, and that one could speak of Our Lady of Ephesus in that sense, […]

Selcuk Castle

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Selcuk Castle The Selcuk Castle is situated on a hill to the north of the church. It is a Byzantine structure, repaired during the Aydinogullari Emirate, which displays building techniques of various periods. The perimeter measures nearly 1.5 km. There are fifteen towers and a mosque dating from the 14th Century. The main entrance gate […]

Ephesus Museum, Archaeological Museum

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Ephesus Museum in Selcuk Turkey Ephesus museum is 3 km from the ancient city of Ephesus. It is located in the town of Selcuk, where Ephesus is located. It is one of the most important museums in Turkey with its cultural activities and visitor capacity, as well as important artifacts from the Mycenaean, Archaic, Classical, […]

The House of the Virgin Mary

The House of Virgin Mary

The House of the Virgin Mary around Ephesus City According to Christian belief, the Virgin Mary may have spent her last days in this house which was erected on the slope of Bulbul Mountain. Indeed, she may have come to the area together with Saint John, who spent several years in the area to spread […]

Isa Bey Mosque in Selcuk Castle

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Isa Bey Mosque in Selcuk Castle around Ephesus City The Isa Bey Mosque was erected in 1375 by the order of Isa Bey of the Aydinogullari Emirate. It is situated in Selcuk town, beneath the Selcuk Castle, along with the Basilica of St. John and nearby the ancient city of Ephesus. Isa Bey Mosque is […]

Sirince Village, Orthodox Village

Sirince Village

Sirince Village (Orthodox Village) nearby the Ancient City of Ephesus Sirince Village referred to in ancient sources as “Ephesus on the Mountain,” suggests a 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 […]

Temple of Artemis Selcuk

Ephesus Ruins

Temple of Artemis The Temple of Artemis was located southwest of Ayasuluk hill where Selcuk Castle is located on. It was considered to be one of the Seven Wonder of the World by ancient writers. Today on Ephesus tours you can only see the ruins of the foundations of this marvelous construction of the Hellenistic […]