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It is believed that seven young Christians, who refused to sacrifice animals for the Roman imperials, took shelter in this cave near the city. They fell asleep only to wake 200 years later to find that Christianity had become more accepted. The...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is still closed as of 29 May 2019 and appears to have been for quite some time. Could barely see anything. Research the story of the grotto online and you can tick this off your to do list.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

But worth to go if you are walking from the town to Ephesus - it is a10min detour. Interesting site.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

Had gozleme for lunch in the nearby restaurant after visiting Ephesus. Interesting story, but not much to see. Free and is only a minute walk from the restaurant so easy to get too. Tons of pieces of string and other assorted items are wrapped around...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TomD898
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

It’s interesting historical place very old story taken place on this location and including very nice traditional restaurant

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

It is located on the way to Virgin Marys' house. But It is closed and you hardly see some ancient monuments behind the locks. There are local shops in the entrance where you can find souveniers. Also you can rent a carriage for to feel...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

First of all I recommend you to search about “Seven Sleepers” if you do not know about this great story! Then I will give you some info about this place... Yhis place is on the road of going to Ephesus, and you can have a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

I don't know. my be it is true or false that seven sleepers are really slept there or no. the scientists know it better. but I did not get any religious emotion or sense from here.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank aminazhd
Reviewed February 4, 2018

No details about the place. Just wandering around uphill and no good path to climb up. From my reading, the right one located in Abu Alanda, Amman, Jordan. Even the few says also in Syria and Turkey. But for Muslim, the idea and story of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank izaniabd
Reviewed November 23, 2017

a story of seven sleepers miracle was mentioned in new testament and holy quran, some claims it is happened in Syria, Jordon, but I got a feeling that is the right place where believers escape from ruler in past.. curiosity argue me to give a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Akrum H
Reviewed October 11, 2017

This is kind of a site which has religious importance for Christians and the Muslims. It's kind of an uphill climb of around 100 meters or so from the base and is close to the ancient city of Ephesus. Unfortunately, the site is not well...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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