Bodrum and Selçuk, Turkey

Top image: Part of the Byzantine aqueduct running through the centre of Selçuk, 30 August 2015. Photo: Ian Were

[A few images of Bodrum and Selçuk, Turkey, 29 to 31 August 2015]  Click image to enlarge

View of Bodrum from Bodrum Castle (Turkish: Bodrum Kalesi), built from 1402 onwards by the Knights of St John as the Castle of St. Peter.  29 August, 2015.

A section of Bodrum marina, 29 August, 2015.

Bodrum’s otogar (bus terminal) in the center of town, 29 August, 2015.

The fortress of Selçuk on Ayasoluk Hill: The remains of the partially restored fortress date from Byzantine, Seljuk and Ottoman times. 31 August, 2015.

View from the fortress of Selçuk on Ayasoluk Hill. 31 August, 2015..

Wishing wall at the House of the Virgin Mary (Turkish: Meryem ana, ‘Mother Mary’s House’), a Catholic and Muslim shrine located on Mt. Koressos near Ephesus, 7 kms from Selçuk , 31 August, 2015.

Ruins of the basilica of St. John, on the slopes of Ayasuluk Hill, constructed by Justinian I in the 6th century. Modelled after the now lost Church of the Holy Apostles in Constantinople, it stands over the believed burial site of John the Apostle. 31 August 2015.