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Alahan Monastery, Turkey
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The monastery of Alahan dates back to 5th century and had been founded by bishop Tarasis. The well preserved church is from the 6th century and shows the transition of the architecture from the late antique to the byzantine style.

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Tags: mountains; anatolia; turkey; monastery; religion; antique; antik; history
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