Basilica of St. John Ephesus, Turkey

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The Basilica of St. John was built by Emperor Justinian in the 6th century over the traditional tomb of John the Evangelist. The site became a major pilgrimage destination in the Early Middle Ages.

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318312
Names
Basilica of St. John
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Coordinates
37.952493° N, 27.367426° E

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Basilica of St. John (Ephesus, Turkey)
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Holly Hayes
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March 21, 2015