Asmakayalar Cave Monastery





Name Asmakayalar Cave Monastery
Location Vize Asmakayalar District
Dates from Byzantine
History and description

The history of these structures dated back in the 9th century and Byzantine Age. They were formed by arranging the natural caves which had come into being due to the limestone structure of the zone. It consists of chapel, tomb chapel, monk cells, a church with one "nef".

Interesting facts

Do you know …
... Natural caves located in karst structure of the region are the result of shaping by human hand.
... rock cemeteries having similar characteristics are located near to it.

Cultural status Significant site registered as an immobile cultural heritage.
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