Travel Blogs from Selcuk
... goddess of love. Again, all the primary features of a Roman city. The agora, or town square or forum, was over two hundred metres long, and beside it they had built a second agora that featured a pool, also two hundred metres long, surrounded by colonnades. Must have been an extraordinary feature in its day. The museum had dozens and dozens of marble statues, most missing two arms, sundry legs, and heads. Again incredibly rich statuary. The museum had hundreds of friezes on ...
... Divine singled it out as a throne to the devil. It was huge. So big in fact that instead of being converted to a church the Christians built the church inside it. Same with the mosque once the Ottomans came.
Unfortunately we were running out of time and weren't able to visit the Asceplion - the medical centre where Galen laid the foundation for medical practice.
Driving further south we were slowed a little with peak hour traffic. Especially around ...
The population of Turkey is 98% Muslim, so the house serves as a shrine for Muslims as well. Muslims do not believe in the divinity of Jesus, but they do recognize the virgin birth, and recognize him as a holy prophet. Notice the photo of the sign that points out references to the Virgin Mary in the Koran.
The scenery surrounding the house is also very nice. Several of us were able to enjoy some coffee and purchase some souvenirs.
... planned a short seaside holiday, but as there were no other campsites open around Antayla and we are running over budget, we decided to leave the seaside holiday till we get to Greece and focus on sites of cultural interest!! So we headed straight out the next morning and headed straight to Selcuk further up the coast, a second day of driving, which put us even further away from budget because of the cost of the diesel!!
... this blog a further 1500kms into Turkey, I know it is very and continuously mountainous. Today would be my first of many climbs and descents in mountain passes - bit strange if one didn’t follow the other! Interestingly, the temperature changed from 35c in the valley to 21c at the peak, which was a blissful if short lived relief.
On route, I decided that my late night needed more recuperation than the hour or so kip on the ferry, so I pulled into a ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Pinar Selcuk
Other places to stay in Selcuk
Pamucak Mevki Pamucak, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $106
- Not a 5* hotel
- Kids will love it!
- Please, Don't go there if you want sea bath
Ataturk Cad 57, Selcuk | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Peaceful Hotel
- Well below expectations
- Lovely place
Ataturk Mah, 1012 Sok No 2, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $25
Ataturk Mah., Selcuk | Hotelfrom $62
- Well worth a stay
- Loved the Hotel Bella and staff
- Hotel Bella was a gem
Isa Bey Mah. 2019. Sok. No:14 Selcuk Merkez, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $60
Ataturk Mah. 1051 Sok. No:7 Selcuk Merkez, Selcuk | 3 star hotelfrom $87
Ataturk Mah., 1016 Sok., No. 19, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $39
Isabey Mah. 1054 Sokak 3, Selcuk | 3 star hotelfrom $55
Ataturk Bulvari, 1067 Sokak no.15, Selcuk | 2 star hotelfrom $46
Zafer Mah. 3004 Sok No. 16, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $27
Sarapci Kuyu Mevki Aydin Asfalti , Selcuk | 4 star hotelfrom $52
14 Mayis Mah. 4034 Sok. 14, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $45
Ataturk Mah. Kubilay Cad. No. 24 , Selcuk | Hotelfrom $52
Namik Kemal Cad. No 20 , Selcuk | 3 star hotelfrom $52