The House of the Virgin Mary


Tradition says that the Virgin Mary spent her latter years in the mountains above Ephesus in Turkey.  A statue of Mary stands at the entrance to the celebrated site.

The house where Mary is said to have lived until her death.

The house where Mary is said to have lived until her death.

Autumn Colours at Mary's Home

Autumn Colours at Mary’s Home

Lighting a Candle at Mary's Shrine

Lighting a Candle at Mary’s Shrine

https://walesforever.cymru/other-travels/a-visit-to-ephesus-part-3/

Photos: Mary’s traditional home in the mountains above Ephesus, Turkey  [2009]

Categories: Ephesus, Photography, Pilgrimage, TravelTags: , , , ,

11 comments

  1. Hello.

    Interesting information and beautiful photos. Thank You.

    Have a good day!

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  2. Love the photo of autumn colours – great colour and composition.
    Alison

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  3. Izzy, It’s fascinating to know that you had been to Panaja Kapoulo – to the house of Virgin Mary which lies behind the ridge of the Ala Dag. We couldn’t make it to there while visiting Istanbul and Izmir some years ago. Thank you for sharing these lovely pics. Jo

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  4. Wow this is so amazing. I’ve always wondered where she went after everything happened in her life. Amazing photos and the fact that you visited there is so wonderful to me! Wow 🦋 ❤

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