menu

Entrance To Agacalti Church , Church Under The Tree , In The Ihlara Gorge , Capp ...

Entrance To Agacalti Church , Church Under The Tree , In The Ihlara Gorge , Capp ...

  Stockphoto ID: 3412160

File name: Agacalti-009 (Copy).jpg
Format: digital, 4000+ pixels longest side
Property release: no Model release: no
Source: photographer Based in: Australia

Description: Entrance to Agacalti Church , Church under the Tree , in the Ihlara Gorge , Cappodocia , Turkey , Asia Minor , This church is quite different from the other churches of the Byzantine world of the 10th and 11th century Cappadocia , with its harmoniously contrasted colors of red , green and yellow , the subjects of its paintings and its decoration of flowers , rosettes and checkerboard patterns , all betraying strong eastern influence . The Church , also known as the Church of Daniel or the Church of Pantassa , has a free cross architectural plan , carved out of the soft volcanic rock of the gorge . Ihlara Valley ( often misspelled as Ilhara Valley ) , near Mount Hasan and Mount Melendiz ( two of the three volcanoes of Cappadocia ) is a canyon with a depth of approximately 100m and was formed by the Melendiz River thousands of years ago . It begins at Ihlara village and ends with Selime Monastery at Selime village after making 26 bends along 14 kilometers .

Click to show/hide Tags

This image is copyright protected. There is a fee for any use. This website is not a source of free images.