0 Likes

Hagios Georgios, Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey
Cappadocia

Belltower of the Hagios Georgios Church (1870). The wall left of the belltower are the remains of the church. The yellow building behind the church is the former Turkish primary school.

Copyright: Heiner straesser - derpanoramafotograf.com
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14868x7434
送信日: 24/02/2013
更新日: 29/05/2014
見られた回数:

...


Tags: religion; church; history; architecture; belltower; greek; ruin; sun; sky
comments powered by Disqus

Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Hagios Georgios Belltower, Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Former Greek Quarter, Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Former Greek Quarter in Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Meryem Ana Church, Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Meryem Ana Church, Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Meryem Ana Church, Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Meryem Ana Kilise, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Meryem Ana Church, Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Meryem Ana Church, Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Meryem Ana Kilise, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
former Greek quarter in Nevsehir, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Former Greek Quarter in Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey
Jan Koehn
Bridge 2
Luciano Correa | Vista Panoramica
Laboratorio do borboletario flores que voam em campos do jordao
Jan Koehn
Plaza de Toros de Ronda 2
yunzen liu
the First Bend of the Changjiang River
yunzen liu
The splendid mian Mountains2
Ricardo Murad
Museo de Cerámica Ruiz de Luna, Talavera de la Reina
pau valiente
Mas Gavatx - establo con burro
Jan Koehn
Plaza de Toros de Ronda
Ricardo Murad
Vista del Puente de Dios desde pintoresco chamizo. Ouslaf – Talembote (Marruecos)
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Nordborg Outside
yunzen liu
Water Mill on the yulonghe river
Kuo-Yao-Tsung
Lukang's Tien Hou Temple
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Underground city of Mazikoy
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Kepez tuff rock churches, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Harbour of Malcesine, Lago di Garda, Italy
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Former Greek Quarter in Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
former church in Özlüce, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Zeytinbagi 2 turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Hacli Kilise - Church with the Cross, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
abandoned apartment inside a Fairy Chimney
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Venice - Campo della Salute
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Meryem Ana Church, Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Marktstrasse, Bad Toelz, Bavaria, Germany
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Uçhisar in 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.