"EL NAZAR CHURCH" Top 5 Page for this destination Goreme Things to Do Tip by balhannah

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  Fresco inside the Church
by balhannah
  • Fresco inside the Church - Goreme
      Fresco inside the Church
    by balhannah
  • Fresco inside the church - Goreme
      Fresco inside the church
    by balhannah

The church is dated to be constructed in the late 10th century.

The church contains depictions such as; the joyful tiding, the visit, the birth, the worship of the three astrologers, the escape to Egypt, The presentation of Jesus to the Temple, the baptism etc. Some paintings illustrate the childhood and the life of Jesus.
The Church is only small, being originally two stories, both of which have partially collapsed. Restoration work is being carried out.

There is a Curator that will sell you an admission ticket, and unlock the door for you to have a look.


I myself, felt that the charge was a bit high, as there wasn't a real lot to see.

Directions: This Church is located inside the El - Nazar valley, 800 meters away from the road to the right of the Goreme - Museum road.

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jul 29, 2009
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