Things to Do in Selcuk

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Things to Do in Selcuk

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  • QueenMemphis
    Cambridge, MA132 contributions
    This was hands down the most remarkable ruins site to visit. We avoided the crowds and got really nice pictures. You will benefit from aide of a tour guide when visiting this gem.
    Written October 2, 2022
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  • N H
    Newton Le Willows, UK3,351 contributions
    Not very large, and takes 1 hour to go round, but it has all the amazing artefacts from nearby Ephesus.
    The 50 lira entrance fee is well worth it as some of the marble statues/sarcophagus are stunning and must be seen.
    Written September 28, 2022
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  • Circumnavigator
    Brussels, Belgium340 contributions
    The Celsus Library is a remarkable building, the front of which has been amazingly well-preserved and restored throughout times. Good place to make photo shoots.
    Written August 12, 2022
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  • QueenMemphis
    Cambridge, MA132 contributions
    Visited as part of the tour to Ephesus. The history makes it a treasure. If in the area, make a stop early in the morning to avoid the crowds.
    Written October 2, 2022
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  • Tim N
    36 contributions
    One of the most impressive building in Ephesus, if only due to its scale. Concerts are still being hosted here, which I can imagine is a very special experience.
    Written August 11, 2022
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  • Alireza R
    Mashhad, Iran15 contributions
    Fantastic aqua park big hotel with smily staff delicious food all includes free drinks but far from city and shopping mall
    Written September 29, 2022
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  • Tim N
    36 contributions
    Visiting the terrace houses will cost you extra for the ticket, but it is well worth it. The houses are beautifully restored, including some of the frescos and mosaics.
    Written August 11, 2022
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  • SK L
    Fremont, CA27 contributions
    This was our first site before visiting Ephesus Ancient site. It has a full story related to Saint John who took care of Mary, the mother of Jesus in his later years. They believed Saint John was buried here and we found a tombstone written on it, however, the underground was closed for a visit.
    Written September 18, 2022
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  • B1714D
    Belgrade, Serbia14,680 contributions
    The Heracles Gate was once the southern entrance to the main city Avenue - the Curetes.
    However, over the ages only two beautifully carved columns remained. There's no chance to miss it as they stand in the middle of the street.
    Written November 8, 2020
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  • Dean-Traveller
    Mugla, Turkey714 contributions
    Çamlık open air steam locomotive museum is in the centre of Çamlık. Turn off the main Aydin to Selçuk road at the brown tourist sign and there is parking near the museum gate. It is a short bus ride of about 12km from Selçuk. Some people try to avoid the 30TL (3 Euro) fee by entering via a neighbouring restaurant, but checks on tickets are made.
    The sidings that form the site were bypassed by the new route for the main line running past. Plant life is taking over and some locomotives have vegetation growing through them. There are many locomotives and examples from several countries of manufacture. There is minimal signage and sadly no steps to allow access to the engines. There are hard paths but mostly this is an outside experience where you are exposed to sun or rain. Trees and the exhibits themselves provide some shade. Volunteers are clearly doing that they can but the site seems in need of investment and renovation.
    Covid regulations meant that access to the carriages was prevented. I was sad not to be able to see inside the carriage from which Mustafa Kemal (Atatürk) had directed operations in the 1930’s.
    The onsite cafe provided inexpensive food and drinks, including a set lunch menu. Views over the rose garden to the locomotives aids relaxation.
    There were very few people here, but there is space for peaceful reflection should a bus trip arrive. This is a good place to take a break from the tour of ancient cities and think about a different time in history. Lunch and an hours wandering should do it.
    Written June 20, 2021
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  • SK L
    Fremont, CA27 contributions
    It was part of the Ephesus Archeological Site. You will walk to it if you pay attention to every corner.
    Written September 18, 2022
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  • SK L
    Fremont, CA27 contributions
    partially restored, but the rest can be found inside the Ephesus Museum. It is inside the Ephesus Ancien site
    Written September 18, 2022
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  • Merrowmum
    Guildford, UK981 contributions
    It's such a shame that so very little remains of what was once one of the seven wonders of the world. But at least we can visit the site and imagine what must have once been.
    Written June 14, 2022
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  • Merrowmum
    Guildford, UK981 contributions
    I loved walking along Curetes Street in Ephesus as you just get such a sense of travelling back in time; it's well-preserved enough to easily imagine what living here must have been like. Having many original flagstones in place just adds to that sense. Take your time and enjoy the sensation!
    Written June 15, 2022
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  • B1714D
    Belgrade, Serbia14,680 contributions
    There are 3 attractions in this part of Selcuk, which could be considered as 2nd grade, as 1st is certainly the Ephesus site.
    These include the St. John's Basilica, the Selcuk fortress up and this Mosque.
    The Isa Bey Mosque was built in 14c and has a very nice stone asymmetric architecture. It's on the way to the other two sights and therefore worth a short visit.
    Written November 8, 2020
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