the north of the Harbor Baths if the
Church of Mary (The Council Church).
The main entrance faces the
Ephesus-Selcuk road. The church was
built dedicated to
Mary and is an
important structure in the history
of Christianity. It was also the
site of a Church Council in 431 AD.
The original structure was built as
a Museion in the 2nd century and was
260 m long and 30 m wide. The
building was a place for higher
education in medical, as well as
other sciences and for debates.