Before giving a description of how to get to the house of Mary Mother from Ephasus centrum Selcuk Hotel, it is useful to give brief information about the importance of the house and the historical process. Before the Prophet Jesus was crucified, the Mary Mother asked them to leave the city of Jerusalem with one of the saints to be safe. The Saint, took the Mary Mother to the city of Ephesus wich, one of the great cities of the period, and built a house for her in a mountainous area 6 km away from today’s ancient city of Ephesus it located within the borders of Turkey of Izmir and the resort city in Selçuk. After the death of the Prophet Jesus, what happened to the Mary Mother has always been wondered. However, in the 18th century, a German Catholic nun fell ill and clearly described in her dreams that she saw the house of the Mary Mother. Based on these depictions, the clergy and the Vatican witnessed that the house was really there. The Vatican has accepted this house as a place of pilgrimage and after that hundreds of Christians visit it every day. Tourists who come to visit home prefer Sirince Hotel and Ephesus Hotel.
How To Go Mary Mother’s House ?
It is necessary to travel by private vehicle and public transportation in order to get to the Mother Mary’s house from Şirince Holiday resort. However, since the house is in a mountainous area, public transportation vehicles do not pass near the house. İzmir Şirince holiday village, which is one of the points to reach home, is an ideal place to stay in Şirince Hotel. There is a distance of 15.5 km between Şirince village, which is one of the touristic holiday resorts of İzmir, and the house of Mary Mother, and 7 km from the ancient city of Ephesus and Ephesus Hotel.
Driving directions from Şirince village is as follows:
- From the direction of Şirince Village, go west towards the location of Şirince Village Inner Road,
- After 6 km, proceed straight in the direction of Değirmen Strait Sk,
- After 2,5 km Turn left towards Atatürk Cd./D550
- Finally After 6 km. Turn right towards the Virgin Mary Road.