TripAdvisor Reviews Tamsa Pamucak Selcuk
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... a flight from Istanbul to Tel Aviv on 13th may, so I have to be back in Istanbul by then. That has made me kinda sort the rest of me trip so I think I an going to Pamukkale, Goreme, Ankara, Safranbolu then Istanbul. But we will come to them when I get there.
This arvo I looked around town here and went to St Johns Basilica. The same St John that is in the bible. Apparently he used to sit on the hill and pray and write letters and stuff so they built a ...
... gave it to us for free. This wasn't the first or last time we got free tea from kind Turks. In the meantime, we had some delicious Corba (Chorba), which is Turkish soup.
We were dropped off at the station in downtown Selcuk. It's a smallish town that's right outside of the famous Roman ruins of Ephesus. At it's zenith, it was the 2nd largest city in the Roman empire. This was a city that revered the fertility goddess of Artemis. We've seen ...
... the Temple was destroyed or damaged in a raid by the Goths. It may have been rebuilt or repaired but this is uncertain, as its later history is not clear. Emperor Constantine I rebuilt much of the city and erected new ...
... on us and, though he didn't speak English, we were able to communicate enough so that he understood that we needed to get to the main bus station. He looked out for us, found us seats, made sure we got on the right bus (after a decent wait) and briefly talked to the local bus driver for us.
Turkish buses have all been great, but we've had to deal with more transfers than we would have liked. At every transfer, however, a Turk has gone out of ...
Upon seeing Helen, the wife of Menelaus, Paris fell in love with her, and she with him, and they eloped together for Troy. Menelaus, supposing that Helen had been abducted by Paris, set off to Troy to take her back with a huge army consisting of hundreds of fleets.
This was the cause of the Trojan War, which continued for ten years.
After nine long years, the Greeks had seized, ransacked, and looted innumerable towns, but had come no closer ...
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 $72
- 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
900 Packer Ave., Philadelphia | 3 star hotelfrom $60
- OK hotel
- V ERY AVERAGE
- Great location and a decent hotel
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
Sarapci Kuyu Mevkii PK 66, Selcuk | 4 star hotelfrom $52
Zafer Mah. 3004 Sok No. 16, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $27
14 Mayis Mah. 4034 Sok. 14, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $45
Ataturk Mah. Kubilay Cad. No. 24 , Selcuk | Hotelfrom $52
Ataturk Mah. Sehabettin Dede Cad. No:12 Selcuk Merkez, Selcuk | Hotelfrom $60
Namik Kemal Cad. No 20, Selcuk | 3 star hotelfrom $52