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St. Jean Church

Isabey Mah. Saint Jean Cad. Selcuk Merkez, Selcuk, Izmir, Turkey
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Wish we'd had more time.

The fortress, which hold the building where St. John may have written his gospel, closes at 17.00... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Randall G
via mobile
One of the 'Seven Churches'

The church of St. John The Apostle situated in Aegean region like other six Holy Churhces. Feel the... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Mert U
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Bialystok, Poland
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  • Average4%
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Isabey Mah. Saint Jean Cad. Selcuk Merkez, Selcuk, Izmir, Turkey
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The fortress, which hold the building where St. John may have written his gospel, closes at 17.00. We arrived just in time for a quick look, but wish we'd had longer! The model of the church helps a lot in interpreting the ruins. And the...More

Thank Randall G
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The church of St. John The Apostle situated in Aegean region like other six Holy Churhces. Feel the religious history there ! Must visit !

Thank Mert U
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Awesome! My tour guide Tugrul from guide@turkeyexplorers.com would pull up the scriptures on his phone and read them at different points at the site. Sounded like Apostle Paul! He would also pull up 3D views on his phone to help you visualize the original layout...More

Thank 7promiseland
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

A place where you have to pay a visit, even short. Nice and panoramic view of the field, hills and sea.

Thank Gianpaolo B
Reviewed 18 July 2016

St Jean or St John the apostle...the one the bible says 'Jesus instructed from the cross to look after my mother'. Local history says John took Mary to the port of Ephesus now located in Selcuk where both he and her eventually died. His tomb...More

1  Thank rftu
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Incredible to walk on these floors and to remember who has been there! Just incredible to see and remember!

Thank sem280706
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

This has a great interesting history for all. Regious or not will appreciate the history. Well worth a pop in. Great photo opportunity. Fabulous view all round. Glad our tour guide took us here.

Thank M19D16
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Old ruins of St John Basilica ,you can have from this site to Old Ephesus city 1 2 3 along with Mountain Of Mother Merry, Beyzaytine Fort .

Thank ZeusHermis
Reviewed 23 May 2015

nearly in the centrum of celcuk nice place to visit most of its ground still intact plenty old mosaics dont baye coins out side they re all fake ......

Thank OCEANGALLERY
Reviewed 19 November 2014

This ruin is worth the 10 lira entrance fee if you love history or ruins. First off the ticket you get for the St. John Basilica also gets you into the castle, both of which are largely in complete ruin. They have re-stacked/built a few...More

Thank THartwell
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