Selcuk is the central town of Selcuk district, Izmir Province in Turkey. Selcuk is one of the most visited touristic destinations within Turkey. Its name comes from the Seljuk Turks who settled in the region by the 12th century.


Selcuk is a great place to stay while exploring the nearby sights, such as Ephesus, Isabei Mosque, Temple of Artemis, the House of Virgin Mary and many more. The area has much to offer. A little Greek village (Sirince) is also just up the road, a great place to spend a morning or afternoon. Make sure you visit the castle and the museum in Selcuk.


There is a small airport nearby. Some companies arrange special tours daily tours from Istanbul to visit famous Ephesus and House Virgin Mary house.

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