We visited with our tour guide Darvish. Interesting, quiet and peaceful spot along a cool stream. Follow on to Ephesus. Fascinating.
About Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
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Meryem Ana Evi, meaning “Mother Mary’s House” in Turkish, Meryem Ana Evi is said to be the last house where the Virgin Mother lived before Her Assumption. It’s believed that she was taken here by John the Baptist shortly after the Crucifixion. Located on Mt....More
Still trying to figure out how Mary got here, but one thing I'm sure of, you don't want to bring your camera inside with the idea of taking pictures. There is a nun sitting in the shadows and she will sweetly remind you, no photos....More
It is very difficult to "rate" a holy site; a site is holy because believers believe it to be holy. That said, do take note of reviews that suggest you go as individuals and not as a group; do hang around if there are others...More
A Historical and a Holy site, nestled away amongst nature, incredibly peaceful, very serene and absolutely delighted to have had the opportunity to visit here. It is a small house up in the mountain which Virgin Mary used to live during her last years of...More
It is a lovely walk through this area but the house of the virgin mary itself is very small and it is a very quick walk through like only a minute or two. Incredibly peaceful and very serene absolutely delighted to have had the opportunity...More
A holy site. The atmosphere of the place is so impressive! The road to Meryemana also offers nice views to the whole region.
Do not go during the season time, or else you have to wait very long queues which would hinder you from exploring the inner details and give you only 2-3 minutes to stay inside. If you'd like to attend the big Assumption of Mary mass,...More