Former Greek quarter in Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey

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Tirada em 01-06-2012
The area south and east of the castle of Nevşehir was inhabited mainly by Christians until 1923 and the people exchange between Turkey and Greece. Later many Turks moved into the abandoned houses, changed them, built new ones, destroyed some etc. Nowadays the government had decided to renew the whole area and forced the people to move away. Some buildings have been declared as of historic interest and all the other ones are meanwhile pulled down.
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Latitude: 38° 37' 12" N, Longitude: 34° 42' 58" E see »

Localização: Turkey

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Selime Monastery, Cappadocia, Turkey

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Selime is one of the biggest monasteries in Cappadocia. Cut into the soft tuff rocks, it contains many caves for all the different needs of a...

Cave Church in Soganli, Cappadocia, Turkey

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A very well preserved cave church in the tuff rocks of Soganli in Cappadocia. On the wall opposite the entrance are still some small remains of the...

Nevsehir: historic Greek quarter after destruction, August 2013

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View at the old Greek part of Nevşehir after destruction. The area south of the castle of Nevşehir was inhabited mainly by Christians until 1923...

Nevsehir: historic Greek quarter in the process of destruction, June 2012

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View at the old Greek part of Nevşehir in the process of destruction. The area south of the castle of Nevşehir was inhabited mainly by Christians...

Hagios Georgios Belltower, Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey

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View from the belltower (1870) of the Hagios Georgios Church (around 1760). The completely ruined church can be seen down in the west (sun).

Hagios Georgios, Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey

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Belltower (1870) of the Hagios Georgios Church (around 1760). The walls left of the belltower are the remains of the church. The yellow building...

Former Greek Quarter, Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey

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Belltower ( 1870) of the Hagios Georgios Church (around 1760, oldest church in Nevşehir) in front of the old primary school. The area south of the...

Former Greek quarter in Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey

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The area south and east of the castle of Nevşehir was inhabited mainly by Christians until 1923 and the people exchange between Turkey and Greece....

Former Greek quarter in Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey

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11 votos

The area south and east of the castle of Nevşehir was inhabited mainly by Christians until 1923 and the people exchange between Turkey and Greece....

Former Greek quarter in Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey

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11 votos

The area south and east of the castle of Nevşehir was inhabited mainly by Christians until 1923 and the people exchange between Turkey and Greece....

Former Greek Quarter in Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey

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The area south of the castle of Nevşehir was inhabited mainly by Christians until 1923 and the people exchange between Turkey and Greece. Later...

Former Greek Quarter in Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey

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10 votos

The area south of the castle of Nevşehir was inhabited mainly by Christians until 1923 and the people exchange between Turkey and Greece. Later...

Former Greek Quarter in Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey

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The area south of the castle of Nevşehir was inhabited mainly by Christians until 1923 and the people exchange between Turkey and Greece. Later...

Former Greek Quarter in Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey

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10 votos

The area south of the castle of Nevşehir was inhabited mainly by Christians until 1923 and the people exchange between Turkey and Greece. Later...

Former Greek Quarter in Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey

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The area south of the castle of Nevşehir was inhabited mainly by Christians until 1923 and the people exchange between Turkey and Greece. Later...

Former Greek Quarter in Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey

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The area south of the castle of Nevşehir was inhabited mainly by Christians until 1923 and the people exchange between Turkey and Greece. Later...

1St Hittite rock relief of Ivriz, Turkey

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This is the Hittite rockrelief of Ivriz from the 8th century BC. It shows the Hittite king Warpalawas of the city of Tuwanuwa, praying to god...

2Nd Hittite Rockrelief, Ivriz, Turkey

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This is the Hittite copy (Ivriz 2) of  the Hittite rockrelief of Ivriz from the 8th century BC. It shows the Hittite king Warpalawas of the city of...

Ruins of a Monastery, Taurus Mountains, Turkey

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Byzantine (?) ruins of a monastery somewhere in a deep valley in the Taurus mountains in Turkey. This cave was probably the house of the monks and...

Ruins of a Monastery in the Taurus Mountains, Turkey

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Byzantine (?) ruins of a monastery somewhere in a deep valley in the Taurus mountains in Turkey. There is still a bit of the ancient wallpaintings...

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