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Ihlara Valley II ( Ağaçaltı Church )

What makes the valley unique is the ancient history of its inhabitants. The whole canyon is honeycombed with rock-cut underground dwellings and churches from the Byzantine period. Due the valley's plentiful supply of water and hidden places, here was the first settlement of the first Christians escaping from Roman soldiers. In the Ihlara Valley there are hundreds of old churches in the volcanic rock caves. The most known churches are Ağaçaltı Church...

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  • Uploaded on April 2, 2013
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    by László Pazár
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D200
    • Taken on 2013/03/19 10:58:53
    • Exposure: 0.013s (1/80)
    • Focal Length: 17.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • Flash fired