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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Go Historic ID
318312
Names
Basilica of St. John
Dates
c. 530

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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Basilica of St. John - Ephesus, Turkey