Virgin Mary's House

Local nameMeryem Ana Evi
Locationİzmir, Turkey

This house is believed to be the dwelling of Virgin Mary when she had lived in Ephesus. The house is now restored and it serves as a chapel and it is an important site of Christian pilgrimage.

The surrounding grounds also hide plenty of interesting sights. Below the chapel, there is the "Wall of Wishes" where the pilgrims write their wishes on the small pieces of fabric or paper. Also, the water in the fountain nearby is believed to cure all diseases.

Tags Place of WorshipPilgrimageLegendCatholicShrineChristian
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Kusadasi Shore Excursion: Ephesus Sightseeing Tour from 80 USD

Opening hours

Nov - Feb: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Mar - Oct: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.


TRY 20

More information and contact


Official website


Address 35920, Turkey

Coordinates 37°54'42.639" N 27°19'59.785" E

Tours and activities: Virgin Mary's House

Kusadasi Shore Excursion: Ephesus Sightseeing Tour

from 80 USD

5-Hour Small Group Shore Excursion to Ephesus from Kusadasi

from 49 USD

Small-Group Ephesus and the House of Virgin Mary Day Trip from Istanbul

from 345 USD

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