Cave of the Seven Sleepers, Ephesus

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According to legend, seven Christian boys were locked in this cave by the Romans in c.250 AD, fell asleep, and woke up in the 5th century. It became a place of burial and pilgrimage.

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Cave of the Seven Sleepers

Ephesus, Turkey
37.943728° N, 27.353924° E
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015