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Historical Selcuk

Selcuk, the lovely little town with an ancient aqueduct running through its centre that sits on the edge of the famous Ephesus ruins. The town actually stands on the oldest site of Ephesus, the ancient city that was moved twice because of the harbour silting up. Ruled by various empires throughout the centuries including the …

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Visit Ephesus

Ephesus, for many years the second largest city of the Roman Empire; ranking behind Rome, and with a population of more than 250,000 in the 1st century BC. However the city is believed to date back to the 10th Century BC. Ruled by various empires throughout the centuries including the Greeks and Ottomans it remained …

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St John’s Basilica, Selcuk

The Basilica of St John is located on Ayasuluk hill in the town of Selçuk and overlooks the site of the Temple of Artemis. The church was once one of the largest of the Byzantine Empire. Early church tradition suggests John brought the Virgin Mary with him to Ephesus and that the Gospel of St …

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