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The Basilica of Saint John
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Ephesus and St. Mary's House Day Trip from Izmir
Ranked #8 of 57 things to do in Selcuk
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Owner description: This monumental basilica was built in the 4th century in the burial place of Saint John the Divine. It was designed in the shape of a cross and was covered with six domes.
Reviewed January 27, 2013

Nice small site in Selcuk with good views from hillside. St. John's remains located here. Takes only 1/2 hour or less to see.

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Reviewed January 24, 2013

A large fortified church to wander around with great views of the surrounding lands and looking down on Selcuk

Thank Chooka57
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Reviewed January 15, 2013

Definitely worth it to go. Lots of people but everyone was remarkably quiet and meditative there when i went.

Nice views of the city are a bonus as were the random turtles walking around.

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Reviewed December 20, 2012

We saw the basilica from the main road and headed there but could not get it because it was closed. Someone said that he could bring us in but we did not want to get into any trouble with the authorities. It is totally flattened with a few piles of rubble. Not worth a visit.

Thank Weimin
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Reviewed December 5, 2012

Despite lots of visitors, this place was peaceful and beautiful. We had plenty of time to explore. Nice views over the town and especially late in the day.

Thank roadtrip411
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