0 Likes

Hallac Hospital Monastery, Cappadocia, Turkey
Cappadocia

According to recent researches this is the big residence of a wealthy family. From the big courtyard you can enter several rooms. One contains a big church with 5 domes and a funeral chapel. In the apse is a fresco, dated to the 13th century, which is the only indication to date the residence.

Copyright: Heiner straesser - derpanoramafotograf.com
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 16228x8114
Subida: 20/12/2013
Actualizado: 29/05/2014
Número de vistas:

...


Tags: cave church; byzantine; religion; greek; history; wall painting; fresco; art; unesco; world heritage; tuff rock; anatolia; culture
comments powered by Disqus

Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Hallac Hospital Monastery, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Hallac Hospital Monastery, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Hallac Hospital Monastery, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Hallac Hospital Monastery, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Hallac Hospital Monastery, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Aynalı (Firkatan) Church, Göreme, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Aynalı (Firkatan) Church, Göreme, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Aynalı (Firkatan) Church, Göreme, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Close to the Meskendir Cave Church, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Meskendir Cave Church, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Meskendir Valley, Cappadocia, Turkey
Ahmet Emin Zırh
The Dark Church
heiwa4126
Statue of Tokugawa Ieyasu
Andrea Biffi
Ciclabile della Val Pusteria
Vasilis Triantafyllou
Porto Katsiki Lefkada View From the Top
heiwa4126
Shinjuku Suehiro-tei
Markus Krüger
Riesenrad
Daniel Oi
Singapore, Riverside Point, Clarke Quay
Ruediger Kottmann
Kloster Lorch - Kreuzgang
Roland Herger
Schaechentaler windgaellen
Min Heo
Night view of Kwangan-ri beach
Markus Krüger
Hermannsdenkmal - Schwertspitze
Markus Krüger
Austernbank
Tibor Illes
Avar age graves and skeletons
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Hethitisches Felsrelief bei Ivriz, Türkei
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Dampflokmuseum Camlik 1
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Ponte San Lorenzo, Venice, Italy
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Pasabag
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Stephanos Chapel, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Cave Church in Soganli, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Railwaymuseum Camlik 3
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Amasra at the Black Sea
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
St Paulin church
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Small Cave Chapel, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Guezelyurt, 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.