We spent an hour here. We enjoyed our visit and felt it was priced well for what we experienced. We paid 15 TL each person.
About Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
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This is very close to the Ephesus ruins so worth a small side trip. This is supposedly where John took Mary and Mary Magdalen for their protection after Jesus died. It's a small, sturdy house now sort of turned into a chapel. Very interesting though.
Oddly enough, our guide seemed to believe that it would take us 30-45 minutes to see this attraction. We were done in about 10 minutes. It's the smallest "L" shaped house I've ever seen. It may be terribly interested to those who are very religious,...More
I loved this sight, it certainly has a special feel to it. The walk through the area was lovely and the walk through the building was very sobering. The wall of prayers on the way out of the property is heartbreaking. Take the time to...More
If you are a believer, the site is touching and venerable. It is not very big and does not involve a lot of walking. Mass services are held outside on Sundays on a very beautiful setting. The three room house is the centre of the...More
This site is believed to be the last residence of Virgin Mary before she ascended to the Heavens. It is at a 10-12 mins uphill drive from the historical city of Ephesus and unfortunately one can't walk or talk a public transport other than a...More
Shame you can't get the dolmas up its about £18 in a taxi to go up to Mary's house and a further £6 per person for entrance . The taxi will wait for 40minutes for you to look around .marys house is very moving very...More