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Alahan mrt 2008 4956.jpg
16-MAR-2008

Alahan mrt 2008 4956.jpg

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Moving on we get a first glimpse of the monumental front of the third church, a domed basilica from the 6th century.

From the western church, straight up to the eastern church, there was a 115 m long colonnaded walkway that never got fully finished. To its right: the steep mountain slopes and impressive panoramic views. To its left: the baptistery and the small adjacent oratory, convent cells and rock tombs where coins from the 4th, 5th and 6th century were unearthed.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Source: ‘Guides Bleus: Turquie’ – Edition 1986 & Personal visits (1985, 1992, 2001).

Nikon D70
1/1000s f/8.0 at 15.0mm full exif

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