Main road through the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Ephesus

Reconstruction of the library


Maryam Anna, the house of the Virgin Mary in Ephesus, where according to tradition, the Virgin spent her final years in the care of John the Evangelist. This shrine is visited annually by hundreds of thousands of Muslims and Christians expressing the devotion of both communities.

Ibrahim and Arzu Sayar from the Boston Dialogue Foundation with Dorothy

Side view of Maryam Anna

Sanctuary in the chapel of Maryam Anna

Entrance to the ruins of the church built at the cave of the seven sleepers

Tombs of the seven saints in the floor of the church