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Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)

Selcuk 35100, Turkey
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Several years after the death of Christ, St. John brought the Virgin Mother to this house located on the slopes of Bülbül Mountain. It is believed the Virgin Mary lived in this house until she died at the age of 64.
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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Selcuk 35100, Turkey
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Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

After ephesus dont miss this sight.they are close.so you can spare some time to this place as well.we liked there.

Thank seboistster
Reviewed 4 August 2015

If you are not religious or interested in religion this place is not for you. It may not even be the "Virgin Mary's" house, it is an allegation made by some German nun who had a vision. It seems this place is simply a stop...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 4 August 2015

The site is up a winding road not far from Ephasus. The trees are pretty and many figs can be seen. There appeared to be adequate parking but we were there quite early in the morning. To access the site of the Virgin Mary's last...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

When i went there in the first time, i felt peace of mind inside of myself. Because of the nature, u can easily understand why "She" had chosen there to live. I hope that tourists especially local ones learn to respect much more.

Thank ONUR A
Reviewed 31 July 2015

My family visited Ephesus on a Royal Caribbean cruise. Its about a 30 minute drive to the alleged Virgin Mary's House. There is no documentation or proof that she actually lived there, the entire claim to fame is based on a preminition (dream) someone had...More

1  Thank Bob D
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We don't know from the Bible if Mary actually lived in Ephesus we can only assume she was there because Jesus told John to look after her as if he was her son. John died of old age in Ephesus. So this home may look...More

Thank kimberly B
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Interesting place for Christians, there was a lot of visitors, but not much to see. Entrance fee was too expensive.

1  Thank Dominika_svk
Reviewed 28 July 2015

A fairly long walk but beautiful leading to a small brick home that is set aside by itself. It is quaint and beautiful. The entire area is so peaceful with a lot of beautiful flowers and a feeling of peace surrounding the place. Even though...More

Thank nurse4death
Reviewed 25 July 2015

kind of a long drive up to it, interesting for what it was. If you are religious, though, you should go.

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Very quiet place to visit will all the green trees and pure air. I was so comfortable when i visit this place you feel peaceful.

Thank Nawaf A
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11 April 2017|
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Response from Mert U | Reviewed this property |
The opening hours are like following : January 8 00 - 17 00 February 8 00 - 17 00 March 8 00 - 18 00 April 8 00 - 18 00 May 8 00 - 18 00 June 8 00 - 18 00 July 8 00 - 18 00 August 8 00 - 18 00 September 8 00 - 18 00 October... More
DurreSameen M
2 September 2015|
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Response from Wojtek N | Reviewed this property |
Hello, no idea about public transportation. We have used taxi.
Simon K
14 May 2015|
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Response from Lorelei M | Reviewed this property |
I suggest getting a contact number for the Catholic Church in Turkey...they can help I am sure.