Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Selcuk

Selcuk is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Selcuk one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Selcuk is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Selcuk or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Selcuk. Explore the historical monuments of Selcuk with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Selcuk guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Selcuk page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Selcuk with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Ancient City Of Ephesus

    #1 of 11 Historical Places in Selcuk
    Ancient City Of Ephesus

    Tags: Library, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Theatre

    Address: Adnan Menderes Bul, Selcuk 35920, Turkey

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Take a tour into the world spanning 2000 year back! Yes, that’s how the city of Ephesus is described. A visit to this ancient city let you feel the lifestyle that used to exists during the glori...Read more

  2. The Terrace Houses

    #2 of 11 Historical Places in Selcuk
    The Terrace Houses

    Tags: Mountain, Historical Site

    Address: Selcuk 35148, Turkey

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Located on the hills, opposite to the Hadrian Temple is the famous Terrace Houses of Ephesus. Also known as the Houses of the rich, displays the royal lifestyle followed during the Roman period. It wa...Read more

  3. Ephesus Museum

    #3 of 11 Historical Places in Selcuk
    Ephesus Museum

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Fountain, Tomb

    Address: Agora Carsisi, Selcuk, Turkey

    Timings: 08:30 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Visit this museum to see some of the unique and remarkable archeological treasures that were discovered while excavating Ephesus and Claros. It is said to be the most significant local museum of Turke...Read more

  4. Sirince Village

    #4 of 11 Historical Places in Selcuk
    Sirince Village

    Tags: Outdoors, Village, Historical Site

    Address: Sirince, Turkey

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    An half an hour drive from east of Selcuk will take you to a beautiful picturesque old village of Turkey, named Sirince village. Most of the houses of this village were built in 19th century or earlie...Read more

  5. The Basilica Of Saint John

    #5 of 11 Historical Places in Selcuk
    The Basilica Of Saint John

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral , Tomb

    Address: St. Jean Sok.,Selcuk/Izmir, Turkey

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Visit the stunning ruins of the Byzantine Church of St. John, built on the grave of over the tomb of St John the Evangelist. Located on the slopes of Ayasoluk Hill, the legend says that St John spent ...Read more

  6. Temple Of Hadrian

    #6 of 11 Historical Places in Selcuk
    Temple Of Hadrian

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Archaeological Site

    Address: Curetes St., Selcuk, Turkey

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    It is one of the beautiful historical and well preserved structures on Curetes street, within the city of Ephesus, connecting the Celsus library and the Gate of Hercules. The striking feature of the t...Read more

  7. Curetes Street

    #7 of 11 Historical Places in Selcuk
    Curetes Street

    Tags: Historical Site, Monument, Fountain

    Address: Adnan Menderes Bul, Selcuk 35920, Turkey

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    It is one of the three main streets within the city of Ephesus, lies between the Celsus library and the Hercules Gate. History says, the street got its name from the priests who were called as Curetes...Read more

  8. Ayasuluk Fortress

    #8 of 11 Historical Places in Selcuk
    Ayasuluk Fortress

    Tags: Mosque, Castle, Historical Site, Hill

    Address: AyasulukKalesi, Selcuk, Izmir, 35920, Turkey

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Situated on Ayasuluk Hills, visit the best achievement of Ephesus city called Ayasuluk Fortress. However, the complete fortress faced destructions due to natural calamities and invasions of the outsid...Read more

  9. Brothel

    #9 of 11 Historical Places in Selcuk
    Brothel

    Tags: Historical Site, Statue

    Address: Selcuk, Turkey

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Located within the famous city of Ephesus, this colonnade located on the corner of the famous Curetes street of the city with the Marble Street was popularly known as Brothel. The place was given this...Read more

  10. Trajan's Fountain

    #10 of 11 Historical Places in Selcuk
    Trajan's Fountain

    Tags: Historical Site, Statue, Fountain

    Address: Curetes St., Selcuk, Turkey

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    On the northern side of Curetes Street, you can see the famous fountain build in 2nd century AD and is known as Trajan’s Fountain. The fountain was built for the honor of the Emperor of Trajan. ...Read more

  11. Crisler Library

    #11 of 11 Historical Places in Selcuk
    Crisler Library

    Tags: Library, Educational Site, Archaeological Site

    Address: Prof Anton Kallinger Caddesi 40, Selcuk , Turkey

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    If you are keen to know more about Ephesus city, visit this library. The library was created by the archeologist, named B. CobbeyCrisler. The Crisler library houses every information and document rela...Read more

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