Church in Şirince

Church of St Demetrius

This 18th-century church, at the northern end of the village, is up the steps to the right as you enter Şirince along the Selçuk road. It served as a mosque after 1923 but is now abandoned and open to the elements. …
Church in Şirince

Church of St John the Baptist

The more important of Şirince's two churches dating back to 1805 takes pride of place at the southern end of the village. Neglected for decades by modern Turkey and held together (just barely) by an American charita…