The old railway station of Çamlik had been built in 1856 by the Britains. It's on the way from Izmir to Aydin. Not far away from the station there was a tunnel that broke down. This caused a diversion of the railroad and a new station.
Anatolia belongs to the earliest Christian areas. Under the Ottoman sultans it was nearly impossible to build new churches. This changed around 1830 and ended with WW I and the Greek-Turkish peoples exchange in 1923. Since then most of the churches and hu
For thousands of years Cappadocia is home of many peoples who immigrated and mixed with others. They brought many different cultures, which inspired each other and created something new. In everyday life these cultures find their expression in the archite
Cappadocia in central Turkey has a long christian tradition. As it is easy to dig caves into the soft tuff rocks, the Cappadocian valleys became a home for eremites, monks and christian refugees. Many caves have been decorated with colourfull frescoes.