Izmir Selcuk District Guide

Izmir City Guide

Selçuk is a symbolic district for world history and an important tourism center. Selçuk, which is known as the world’s largest open-air museum, is the first address you should definitely see in Izmir with its history in every corner, especially Ephesus Ancient City and House of Virgin Mary, which the whole world has longed to visit. It takes 74 km. to reach Selçuk from city center. Selçuk is one of the places that receive visitors from all over the world in all seasons of the year. A real treasure for archeology enthusiasts, Selçuk is one of the attractive addresses of summer holidays with its blue flag beaches. If you dream of a holiday where you will live every moment to the fullest, Selçuk is ready to offer you all its beauties generously.

Check out the most comprehensive Selçuk district guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Selçuk ” or “How to get to Selçuk ?” in this guide.

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




102 / km2

1,28 %

280 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Selçuk ? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Selçuk , there is 1 state hospital named as Selçuk State Hospital in the district.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Selçuk or real estate for rent in Seçuk, you are on the right page. As of the end of October 2020 in İzmir, Selçuk, the prices of houses for sale increased by 16.17% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 125 square meters. Considering the annual averages, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in İzmir Selçuk district as of the end of October 2020 were Acarlar, 14 Mayıs, İsa Bey, Cumhuriyet, Zafer, respectively.

Accommodation in Selçuk is an important issue for people who visit city for different purposes like tourism or business. The concept of accommodation is so developed in Selçuk district, so thousands of tourists visit this amazing city every year.

Check out the “Best places to visit in Selçuk” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Selçuk” questions in this guide. According to many people, Selçuk is an open air museum with Ephesus Ancient City and Mother Mary’s House. Ephesus, one of the most famous cities of the first age, is of course the main place that should not be missed and located within the borders of Selçuk. This magnificent ancient city, which has made it into the Unesco World Heritage List, invites you to a magical journey in history with its magnificent buildings such as the Grand Theater, Celsus Library and Hadrian’s Temple. According to the Christian belief, after crucifixion of Jesus, Mother Mary settled with the apostle John (St. Jean) to Selçuk and Mother Mary’s House is located here. Mother Mary’s House, declared as a place of pilgrimage, is experiencing its most crowded day, especially on August 15, the anniversary of the death of the Prophet Mary. Pamucak Beach, which is approximately 5 km long, is located 9 km from the district center. If you prefer Selçuk for summer holiday, you will find a lot of amazing beaches here.

There are bus services from city center to Selçuk district. In addition, you can use İZBAN to visit Selçuk. On the other hand, Selçuk-Efes Airport is located in this district, so you can find direct flights from many important destinations of the world. Check out the İzmir railway network map below :

Izmir Subway Map


Enes Sahin

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