Region: Izmir - Selcuk
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Selçuk :Its name comes from the Seljuk Turks who settled in the region by the 12th century.
Selçuk is one of the most visited touristic destinations within Turkey, known for its closeness to the ancient city of Ephesus, House of the Virgin Mary and Seljukian works of art. The 6th century basilica of St. John the Apostle, which some claim, is built on the site of the Apostle's tomb, is also inside the town. Selçuk as a stopping point for Ephesus and not visiting the town itself, the old quarter of Selçuk remains generally undisturbed and undeveloped, retaining traditional Turkish culture and locality.
On the way to Selçuk,in the right,there are the remains of Temple of Artemision which is one of the seven wonders of the world.
Pamucak:The coast line of Selçuk-Efes..In the antique age sea scratch was just in front sides of the Efes but nowadays here is filled with alluvions brought via Menderes River.Sea losed ground till the Pamucak.Kilometers cost,some parts of it have new and huge hotels,aquapark,other places are totally unoccupied.