Selcuk has emerged from a small fishing town in the last two decades to a lively town. With the burial place of St John the Evangelist, Selcuk has evidence of settlements dating back to 2,000 BC with remains from different ages scattered throughout the town.
Ayasoluk Hill with the Basilica of St John, the Baptistry, Gate of Persecution and the Byzantine castle, it an interesting site, well worth the walk. The Ephesus museum is an exciting array of artifacts and exhibits and beyond the museum are the remains of the sanctuary of Artemis, once considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The Isa Bey Camii is a late fourteenth century mosque, with a bath house at the southern end.
There are plenty of restaurants and bars in Selcuk town centre,with a range of cuisines available. The Ephesus Festival has a range of music and dance events at the amphitheatre and in January there is camel-wrestling , where two male camels wrestle in response to a female camel in heat being lead in front of them.
Selcuk is also close to Ephesus, one of the largest and best preserved ancient cities.
Tailormade Holidays to Selcuk
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The Kalehan has a unique architecture composed of Ottoman and Anatolian designs. The rooms are elegantly designed and the restaurant uses many of its home grown produce.
Nilya is a cosy hotel, built and decorated as a traditional Turkish house, with a lovely courtyard and a small fountain.
The hotel is located at Bay of Pamucak right at sea level. The rooms offer a view of the sea and have a balcony. The Efes Sürmeli awaits your visit with its sports facilities, the hotel offers domestic and intrenational foods.
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Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.
Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.
Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.
Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.
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