Sirince Village: The Pearl of Mountain Ephesus

Sirince Village: The Pearl of Mountain Ephesus, Izmir, Turkey (B)

Turkey is a charming country, offers a wide variety of culture with its multi-national history. A good example for this multicultural mixture is Sirince Village, located near Selcuk, a town of Izmir famous for its ancient city Ephesus.

Sirince means “Cutie” in Turkish, and as its name indicates, it is a lovely village located on top of Ephesus mountain approximately 400 meters above the sea level situated to 8 km east of Ancient Ephesus City.

When you visit Sirince Village, it is possible to find the traces of Greek, Turkish and Balkan in the architecture. Sirince also offers many things at the same time such as nature, organic food, stylish architecture, wine tasting and the sunny weather.

I visited the village in the early April, and the weather was nice and sunny around 22 degrees. For me, springtime is one of the most terrific times of the year to travel Turkey because it is not too hot or cold.

According to the history records, Sirince has existed since the ancient times. An investigation in Izmir University (9 September University) claims that Sirince is the first village created by the Christian community. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Sirince Village: The Pearl of Mountain Ephesus
Guide Location: Turkey » Izmir
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Begum Erten-uyumaz
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