The ruins of this Basilca or Church as the locals call it were spread out over a large area. It was told us by our guide that this Church was much larger in size than the famous Hagia Sophie in Istanbul, but the Church is mostly ruins as compared to the Hagia Sophia.
Most interesting is a tomb that was uncovered that would have been inside the Church that is reputed to be the tomb of the Apostle John. You can see down underneath it a bit to a catacomb like area. Walking around the ruins and seeing the crosses and Christian symbols carved in the marble brought the reality of ancient history home.
It was also a beautiful view from the site as the Church was set on a hill and overlooked the city of Selcuk.
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