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Temple of Artemis

What is the story behind Temple of Artemis?

The Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the world, is a place that historical ruins take place near the ancient city of Ephesus in Izmir-Selcuk. It is very important because Temple of Artemis is the first temple that made of marble on earth. Although there is nothing more than a few marble blocks from the temple to the present, it is surprising that Artemis Temple is one of the most sought places in Ephesus

It is generally known that the Temple of Artemis, also known as the Temple of Diana, is located in the Ephesus Ancient City However the temple is not within the ancient city area, but in 20-25 minutes walking distance from the ancient city.

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How can I go to Artemis Temple in Selcuk İzmir?

If you are in İzmir province it is very easy to go to Temple of Artemis. You will go to intercity bus terminal of İzmir and will ask for Selcuk bus terminal. People will show you the terminal, thus you can go and get your ticket for Selcuk bus terminal that Artemis Temple is located.

Here is more detailed explanation of how to arrive Selcuk from Izmir.

If you arrived to Selcuk bus terminal with bus, then by walking from Selcuk bus terminal, you can easily reach to temple in only 15-20 minutes. You will go to Ephesus way and after walking 15 minutes to the ancient city of Ephesus, you will definitely see tour buses or crowds on your right side. If you go to the crowd you see, you can see Temple of Artemis.

Temple of Artemis Address Description for Selcuk bus terminal- İzmir

So if you want to reach to Artemis Temple, all you need to is go in to bus terminal for reaching to “Selcuk bus terminal”. You may be in İzmir, Istanbul or other cities, not problem. Firstly reach to İzmir province bus terminal with one of the intercity bus companies. Then ask a staff for “Selcuk bus terminal” and then you will go to another bus for Selcuk district. When you arrived to Selcuk bus terminal, you will directly walk to Temple of Artemis. You can be sure that you will definitely see many tourists who go there with you, so it will be easy to reach.

If you want to go to Artemis with car, we will share with you the map from İzmir to Temple of Artemis. Click here for map. Have a good journey!

For more information about touristic places, check out our web site Ephesuspalace.com

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House of Virgin Mary

How to go to House of Virgin Mary? Selcuk –İzmir Turkey Transportation Info

As you all know, Virgin Mary is one of the most important values in our history and her house, House of the Virgin Mary, located in the Ephesus Ancient City, Selcuk district, İzmir city in Turkey.

When you pass through the upper gate of the ancient city of Ephesus in SelçukSelçuk province of İzmir, you will be greeted by the golden statue of Virgin Mary. After a short journey, you will see an historic building, a Byzantine church. This building also known as the House of Virgin Mary. It is believed that in this house Jesus’ mother, Virgin Mary, lived and died here. Christians consider visiting this place as a religious duty.

House of the Virgin Mary- Mary Mother’s House Transportation Help

The House of Virgin Mary that located just above the Ephesus City in Selcuk district İzmir province is 6 km far from the Ephesus location. You can follow a number of methods to reach the Ephesus Ancient City and the House of Virgin Mary.

How to go to House of Mary of Jesus with your car?

If you want to go there with your private car, first of all, you should go to international way and need to go to Aydin province direction. If you moved from İzmir province center, this journey will last approximately 1 hour.

How can I go to Virgin Mary’s House with car?

When you arrived to Selcuk district, that means remaining journey is just 5 minutes now. This 5 minutes journey is a distance that you travel when you turn to Kusadasi from Selcuk.

How can I go to House of Mary Mother with bus?

If you want to reach to Virgin Mary’s House with a bus, you can use the minibuses that goes from İzmir to Selcuk bus terminal and then again get in to minibuse to move to House of Virgin Mary House.

How can I go to House of Virgin Mary myself or with a tour?

Or, finally, if you want to go there by yourself with a guide or with a tour as team, you can join to tours that moves from Alsancak district, İzmir province. This tour arranges Ephesus Ancient City, House of Virgin Mary and village of Sirince journeys. So you can join them to go those places easily, securely and fast. Choice is yours.

House of Virgin Mary Google Map Transportation Information

This is the Google map information for House of Virgin Mary. You can click here to go to House of Virgin Mary.

For more information about touristic places, check out our web site Ephesuspalace.com