ARCHEOLOGY | CATHOLICISM | TURKEY

2,000-Year-Old House of Virgin Mary in Selçuk, Turkey

The tiny shrine draws millions from around the world

The House of Virgin Mary, Selcuk, Turkey. Photo by Ugur Akinci

It’s a tiny simple building made from cut stone and ancient mortar, a shrine with a narrow entrance and an exit door in the back, sitting for probably 2,000 years on top of the in…

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