Grand fortress of Selcuk and part of St.John's Basilica in Ephesus.

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Were it not for nearby Ephesus, Selçuk might be just another Turkish farming town with a weekly produce market and ploughs rusting away on side streets. That said, the gateway to Ephesus does have plenty of its own attractions – many topped with a picture-perfect stork's nest: Roman/Byzantine aqueduct arches, a lone pillar remaining from one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the hilltop Byzantine ruins of the Basilica of St John and Ayasuluk Fortress.


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