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Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)

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Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)

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5 Days Turkey Tour including Ephesus, Pamukkale, Konya and Cappadocia

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Experience Turkey with one top the TOP RATED agencies on TripAdvisor. Book your 5 Days Turkey tour package to experience the unique opportunity to visit all major destinations after Istanbul. This tour includes Ephesus, Pamukkale, Konya and Cappadocia. Start the trip with Ephesus, an ancient Greek city on the coast of Ionia, then Pamukkale, in other words "Cotton Castle", is a hot spring with calcium-coated cliffs and pools in inland. COntinue with Konya, the home of whirling dervishes and finish in Cappadocia, famous with its distinctive “fairy chimneys”, tall, cone-shaped rock formations. You will collect lots of memories.
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B1714D wrote a review Nov 7
Belgrade, Serbia8,211 contributions2,166 helpful votes
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Virgin Mary's house is some 10 min drive from the southern Ephesus gate, so it's well worth your visit when you're in the area. Clearly, it's in a shadow of the area's main attraction - the Ephesus ancient city, and for some visitors (non Christians) it's probably disappointing and waste of time. Therefore, I'd rather call it a pilgrimage site for Christians, as it was her last house where St. John took her after Jesus crucifixion. Entrance fee is around 3 Euros and prepare for a steep downhill walk (uphill when returning) from the parking lot. The stone house is very small and modest with absolutely no photos (one by one are admitted inside with an ever present guard). This was my second visit and this time was quite different probably due to Covid - much less crowds and the prayer's wishing notes wall was empty.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Free Spirit wrote a review Aug 2020
1,612 contributions441 helpful votes
You don't need long here and suggest making a stop whilst visiting the other attractions in the area.  We managed to see some sort of religious recital.  I was wearing a sleeveless top and told to cover my shoulders.  There are souvenir stalls, a coffee shop and restaurant at the entrance.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Bruna R wrote a review Aug 2020
Sydney, Australia65 contributions57 helpful votes
It is an exciting place for devotees. To witness a part of the Virgin Mary's history is a great thing. it is a small place Tour can be done in a short time, maximum 1 hour.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Guven D wrote a review Aug 2020
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Its believed that Mary spent his rest of here life here in this house. The virgin Mary house is on the top of a hill, you have to take a taxi when you don't have a car.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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BillPNo1 wrote a review Apr 2020
Friendswood, Texas687 contributions144 helpful votes
This holy and sacred spot near Ephesus is said to have been the home of the Virgin Mary after leaving Jerusalem with the Apostle St. John. Only a small little building, as one would expect, the house is filled with reverence and sanctity beyond what you would imagine of a building with a steady stream of Pilgrims flowing through.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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