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Microflight Tour Over Ephesus. Get ready to soar; you’ll take the controls in this great microlight experience. Fly from Ephesus Airport towards Ephesus, Selcuk, Pamucak beach, Kusadasi Cruise ship port, Temple of Artemis, House of Virgin Mary and Basilica of St.John.
Don’t miss in cappadocia tours this amazing underground city! Derinkuyu Underground City; What an amazing underground habitat . How did they do it ! You will need to overcome any fears of claustrophobia, as exploring this underground city involves lots of ducking and squeezing through some pretty tight places, as you travel down as many [...]
Whirling Dervishes Ceremony in Cappadocia is organised not only to let you experience Turkish culture and traditions, but also to have a real entertaining show to help you relax. Whirling Dervishes Ceremony will give you an idea how the whirling dervishes perform.
Modern Turkey contains sites of interest to the student of the Bible “Seven Churches”, and of the history of the Early Church. Turkey presents to the tourist a series of sites associated with the very beginnings of monotheism and the growth of Christianity.
When looking down from the Church of St John, at the entrance to the plain, which has been infilled through alluvial deposition brought by the River Cayster over the centuries, there stands the Mosque of Isa Bey. It was constructed by order of Isa Bey of the Aydinogullan Emirate in 1375. It has a tetragonal [...]
The House of the Virgin, peaceful site is sacred to both Christians and Muslims, and is visited by many tourists and pilgrims. According to predominant Christian tradition, Mary was brought to Ephesus by the Apostle John after the Resurrection of Christ and lived out her days there. Mary lived her last days drinking the healing [...]
The Virgin Mary House is located in a nature park between Ephesus and Selcuk, in the hills above Ephesus, there is a small chapel that was built on the site where the Virgin Mary lived after Jesus’ death and outside the house, you can find 3 fountains which are believed to provide health, love and [...]
Pope Benedict XVI celebrated Mass at the house of the Virgin Mary in Ephesus, Nov. 29, 2006 as Paul VI and John Paul II did before him. Pope Benedict XVI is the third pope who became a “Pilgrim” by visiting the House of Virgin Mary.
“St John is said to have come to Ephesus twice: once between AD 37 and AD 48 with the Virgin Mary, and again in AD 95 towards the end of his life, when he wrote his gospel on Ayasuluk Hill. A 4th-century tomb was believed to house his remains, so in the 6th century Emperor [...]