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Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)

Selcuk 35100, Turkey
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Several years after the death of Christ, St. John brought the Virgin Mother to this house located on the slopes of Bülbül Mountain. It is believed the Virgin Mary lived in this house until she died at the age of 64.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Selcuk 35100, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 days ago

the place were mother mary was kept safely from the enemies,it was more like a safe house of those times.you cannot click photos inside the church.do light candles and ask for a wish.also carry empty bottle to fill it up with holy water and also...More

Thank dharmishmehta
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Mary's House was not as I expected it to be. It was a small building (donations welcome!) and was so peaceful and quiet. There were no photos allowed inside. You can light a candle outside of the building and sit and have some time to...More

Thank Hailsk2411
Reviewed 6 days ago

When it comes to things ancient I want it to be that - ancient. I understand restoring things to their formal glory will preserve for the future generations, but when the restoration takes away their formal glory - maybe not. The House of Mary is...More

Thank Fanus W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During our holiday in Kusadasi, we decided to visit the Virgin Mary's House. This place is very suggestive. The house is very nice and all the area is clean and well maintained. Come and visit this site!!

Thank JesSal4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are going to Ephesus then you must also see this. It is the house that Mary lived in after Jesus death. It is such a peaceful placecand we were lucky to be their before any of the crowds arrived. As we left a...More

Thank Nicole J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very interesting place, built on the site that the Virgin Mary spent her last few years and is said to have died and ascended to heaven. St.John also spent his time here after being thrown out of Jerusalem. There is also a...More

Thank Drinamoon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pilgrimage to see the house that the blessed Mary lived in , the last few years of her life on earth.

Thank Hendrik B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What lovely experience this was , even if your not religious. A very small church but so peaceful. Don't know why but I got very emotional too. This is defo I must if you go to Kusadasi.

Thank geri17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just the story of the initial location of this sacred place is enough reason to visit. The nature is always wonderful and peaceful. The area is well protected by a permanent gendarmerie post due to its critical importance and the amount of visitors. A few...More

Thank DrSincereTraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have been traveling around Turkey for the past 13 days and this is the most uninteresting place we have visited in this great country. First of all, the small place has been turned into a shrine with a simple statue of...More

Thank LizandAlex M
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10 September 2017|
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Response from DrSincereTraveller | Reviewed this property |
There is a functional Christian church so I believe a church wedding could be possible. But a wedding ceremony may be rejected. The reason for a rejection of this request would probably be that too many couples would... More
11 April 2017|
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Response from Mert U | Reviewed this property |
The opening hours are like following : January 8 00 - 17 00 February 8 00 - 17 00 March 8 00 - 18 00 April 8 00 - 18 00 May 8 00 - 18 00 June 8 00 - 18 00 July 8 00 - 18 00 August 8 00 - 18 00 September 8 00 - 18 00 October... More
DurreSameen M
2 September 2015|
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Response from Wojtek N | Reviewed this property |
Hello, no idea about public transportation. We have used taxi.