0 Likes

Inside the Mavrucan Hac Cave Church, Cappadocia, Turkey
Cappadocia

Inside a small cave church with wallpaintings in the local Cappadocian style, about 11th century. Without protection it is only a matter of time until the 1000 years old frescoes will be completely destroyed.

Copyright: Heiner straesser - derpanoramafotograf.com
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 18584x9292
Uploaded: 13/02/2013
Updated: 29/05/2014
Zobrazení: 114
comments powered by Disqus

Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Mavrucan Hac cave church, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Inside the Mavrucan Hac Cave Church, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Rock Grave, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Agios Eustatios church in Güzelöz, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Agios Eustatios church in Güzelöz, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Agios Eustatios church in Başköy, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Ruined church in Güzelöz, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Public Oven in Güzelöz, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Güzelöz, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Cave Church in Güzelöz, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Greek Church in Basköy, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Greek House in Basköy, Cappadocia, Turkey
John Roberts
Northern Arm, Lake Powell, Hite, Utah, USA
Zvonko Marjanovic
The Latin church
Sven Fennema
The small chapel
鼎典全景,Ding code panorama,
长春天嘉公园景观(32),Changchun days jia park
鼎典全景,Ding code panorama,
长春天嘉公园景观(07),Changchun days jia park
Mark Weber
Upper Antelope Canyon
Tomasz Makarewicz
Peak Charles - the Cave
David Takáč
Underpass at Steel Arena in Kosice, Slovakia, the scene IIHF World Championship 2011
Mario Gaetano Brucculeri
Blossom Horses
Tanja Barnes
Salvation Mountain, Niland California
鼎典全景,Ding code panorama,
长春朝阳公园----望湖亭东侧林荫道,Changchun chaoyang park
Sven Fennema
Abandoned Powerplant - Cathedral of rust
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Venice - Fondamenta Labia
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Hallac Hospital Monastery, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Nerik09 1 oymaagac turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Aynalı (Firkatan) Church, Göreme, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Nerik09 3 oymaagac turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
St paulin zeichnung trier deutschland
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Mosque of a small Village
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Karawanserei von Obruk
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Cappadocian Landscape, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
former Greek quarter in Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Nikolaichurch, Jueterbog, Brandenburg, Germany
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Inside the Mavrucan Hac Cave Church, Cappadocia, Turkey
More About Cappadocia

Cappadocia is a part of central Turkey. Eruptions of several volcanoes (e.g. Erciyes Dag, Hasan Dag) had covered the area with tuff. Erosion dug valleys and created an uncountable number of different shaped rocks. The tuff's ability to store water made the valleys much more fertile than the higher surroundings. After the arrival of the first people, they soon started to dig caves into the soft stone. By the time they developed the ability to dig cities into the underground with tunnels of several kilometers. A sophisticated pipe- and tunnel-system cared for fresh air and water, to enable the people to hide from enemies for a long time. In the 5th century hermits started to settle in the valleys and to paint their caves. In the next centuries more and more hermits and monks arrived and a rich cave-architecture with colourfull wallpaintings developed. The most famous are the churches of Goereme and the Peristrema Valley (=Ihlara Valley) between Ihlara and Selime. Today thousands of tourists from all over the world are visiting the area.