0 Likes

Canli Kilise, Cappadocia, Turkey
Cappadocia

Ruin of the Canli church (11th century) in Cappadocia. The walls show some fragments of the historic wallpaintings.

Copyright: Heiner Straesser Der Panoramafotograf.Com
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14880x7440
送信日: 07/03/2012
更新日: 29/05/2014
見られた回数:

...


Tags: church; religion; history; cappadocia
comments powered by Disqus

Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Canli Kilise, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Canli Kilise, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Canli Kilise, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Canli Kilise, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Pigeon Loft - Monastery
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Selime Monastery, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Selime Monastery, Cappadocia, Turkey
Ahmet Emin Zırh
Selime Cathedral
Ahmet Emin Zırh
The Cathedral Selime
Ahmet Emin Zırh
Selime Cathedral
Ahmet Emin Zırh
Selime Cathedral
AHMET GÜMÜŞ
Selime katedrali peribacalari
B. Hamann
Bückeburg, der alte jüdische Friedhof
Calvin Jones
Double Rainbow in the Thomas Range, Utah
David Rowley
Skógafoss
Alejandro Fregoso
Palacio de Gobierno
Krzysztof Zagajewski
SINT JORISKERK ANTWERPEN /zk
Willy Kaemena
Puerto Rico Day in New York
DJ-Maryxa MC
Napoleon In Kaunas, Crossing the Niemen 2012
kiyoharu takamura
Irouzaki
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Cappadocian Landscape, Turkey
Jürgen Matern
Rainbow at Skógafoss (Iceland)
Tord Remme
The red beach at Mjelle
Richard Drew
Abandoned City Methodist Church, Gary Indiana
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Hallac Hospital Monastery, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Archaeological excavation of Nerik 11-10, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
the village Sassa, Tuscany, Italy
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
100430 mangfall lamas
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Dutlu camii uchisar turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Piazza Sordello, Mantova, Italy
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Guelbayir cappadocia turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Archaeological excavation of Nerik 12-03, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
historic village
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Üzümlü Kilise, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Santi Maria e San Donato, Murano, Venice, Italy
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Liebfrauenstrasse
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.