Direkli Church – Ihlara Valley

Direkli Church is 73 km (45 mile) far to Nevsehir centurum. It is located on the west side of the Melendiz Stream. As you follow the road down to Belisırma Village from the west, on your right side you will find the church. The Church has been constructed as a Greek Cross and used as…

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Belha Monastery – Avanos

Belha Monastery is 32 km (19 mile) far to Nevsehir centurum. Unfortunately, Belha Monastery, which is located within the borders of Ozkonak District subject to Avanos Town of Nevsehir, is not included in the tour programs. Belha Monastery draws attention with respect to the fact that it is one of the centers where the Christians…

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Balikli Church – Avanos

Avanos is 18 km (11 mile) far to Nevsehir centurum. The cell-shaped chapel which is located on the right the entrance of Uzumlu Church whose chapel was most probably built in the 10th century is a church that is single naved, consisting of a main semi-circle and with cradle vault,  on whose sides there are…

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Ayvali Church – Avanos

Avanos is 18 km (11 mile) far to Nevsehir centurum. In spite of the fact that it seems quite difficult to guess in which century the first frescoes were made, when the other examples are taken into consideration, it is thought that this church was built in the 9th century. In the church which consists…

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Annayua (Yovakim – Anna) Church – Avanos

Avanos is 18 km (11 mile) far to Nevsehir centurum. In order to be able to go around the church whose entrance has been taken under protection with iron bars, you have to take permission from the Museum Directorate of Nevşehir.  In the leading fresco among those which render Annayua Church different; we see the…

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Tatlarin Church – Acigol

Tatlarin is 20 km (12 mile) far to Nevsehir. It is presumed that Tatlarin Church which is located right beside the Tatlarin Underground City was built in the11th century. In the church whose entrance has been ruined, there are the portraits of the nine Saints and the person who had the church built apart from…

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The Snake Church

Was a hermit who lived in the egyptian desert during the 4 th and 5 th centuries. He was originally a monk in a monastery, but he left a vocation to live a solitary life and left to live in the  desert. He suffered severaly from hunger and thirst From hot temperatures and from stong…

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St. Basil The Great

Is one of the  four fathers of the Greek Orthodox Church. He was born in Caesrea and being the son of a wealthy family after extensive travels be gave away his possessions to the poor and devoted himself to founding Cenobitic, Communities,  according to an austere rule which he drew up. The  most celebrated event…

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Saint Gregory The Illuminator

Gregory is said to be the son of anak a parthian prince of persion origin kusev killed anak and all his family whom he feared as the pooible contender to the throne the little Gregory was saved from the massacre by the christian lady who adopted him as a son and brought him up as…

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The Hanging of Judas

The death of Judas hanging from a tree, occurs in early renaissance painting. He may be depicted with his bowels hanging out. This detail popularized by medieval religios drama is not in fact mentioned in the gospels but is adapted from the acst ( 18-19). Where his end is differently described. This Judas after buying…

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