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Selcuk
Camel fighting
Camel Fighting
SIGHT-SEEINGS OF SELCUK

1)The Basilica of Saint John:

The church is constructed in the burial place of Saint John the Divine. Then ,the original mausoleum is changed into a marvelous Basilica during the reign of Justinianus 1. (527-565AD) The church is destroyed by the serious earthquakes, so some artifacts of the church has still hidden in the dark, and some parts of the criss-cross planned construction has been repaired carefully.

The monograms Justinianus 1 and his wife Theodora strike on some capital of columns. ”The Gate of Persecution”  is the entrance of the Basilica. It takes its name from a relief displaying Archilles dragging the dead body of Hector.

How to Go??? The Basilica is located in the center of Selcuk.

2)Isa Bey Mosque

Isa Bey Mosque is one of the most delicate examples of Seljukian architecture, situated below the Basilica of Saint John. It was constructed between the years of 1374 and 1375. An inscription from the God decorates the doorway.

The mosque is built by the master builder Ali, son of Mushimish al-Damishki. Crown-like doors from the Seljukian architectural style, later combine with the decoration elements of Ottoman style. The influential details including the plant motifs and the beautiful marble workmanship with the variety of faience mosaics create the marvelous atmosphere of Isa Bey Mosque. Some parts of the mosque is repaired in 1934.

How to Go??? Isa Bey Mosque is situated in the center of Selcuk.

3)The Citidal of Ayasoluk

It is built in the Byzantine period and expanded by the Seljukians. The citidal has 15 towers approximately in the length of 1.5 km and surrounded by the stone ramparts. The citidal also includes the remains of a Byzantine church, a small mosque and several water cisterns.

How to Go??? The Citidal of Ayasoluk is situated in the center of the town.

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