Selcuk: The Greatest Open-Air Museum Of Anatolia

Did you know that one of the biggest open-air museums of the world is located in Anatolia? Selcuk is an ancient city within the boundaries of Izmir province and it is hosting some of the greatest landmarks of the ancient world.

The Temple of Artemis, that is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, is waiting you in Selcuk. You can also stop by at Ephesus to discover its famous Grand Amphithatre, Temple of Hadrian and the magical wall of the Library of Celsus.

While you are there, it would be a shame not to admire the amazing view when the sun setting like fireball behind the mountains and washing the ancient ruins with its mesmerizing lights.


Top attractions in Selcuk


Anatolia has no shortage of the important historical cities. Ephesus is obviously one of them, as it is one of the biggest open-air museums from antiquity that has survived until this date.

House of the Virgin Mary

If we were asked to tell the most important names in Christian world, one of the first names comes to mind would be Saint Mary. I mean, she is the mother of Jesus, right? She has a free pass for life.

Temple of Artemis

Caution! You are about the see one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. The Temple of Artemis, located in the Asia Minor in Ephesus, was built as the largest temple of ancient world.


A great holiday for most of us has some certain elements like great sea, perfect weather, amazing beaches and mesmerizing nature. This is basically the starter formula of a good holiday. But, what is the place for your dream holiday?


Izmir is the third biggest city of Turkey, located along the Aegean shore serenaded by region’s mild weather and amazing views. The city is Izmir, with its ancient name Smyrna, was known to take its name from the Queen of Amazons which is a pretty cool fact.

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