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Byzantine Church

Address: Hierapolis, Pamukkale, Turkey
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Ranked #9 of 12 Attractions in Pamukkale
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Izmir Province, Turkey
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221 reviews 221 reviews
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395 helpful votes 395 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We walked from the bottom of the hill up the path across the bridge and up the steps to see first the tomb of St Phillip and then on to the chruch of St Phillip. This church is said to be built in the sight that Phillip the Apostle was martyred. It is an amazing walk and the ruins are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

How they built this with the tools they had is nothing short of amazing! Very good example and well worth the time to explore.

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Mexico City
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32 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The remains of this christian Bizantine Church are very well kept, there is an information plate very close to the entrance of the archelogical remains. The history of the whole Hierapolis site is extensive and happens under many different governants and religions. We traveled by car to the top of the place very close to the church and then we... More

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Purley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

How on earth did they manage to carve, transport and build such massive blocks of stone into such a wonderful building! I hope it remains standing, it does look a little precarious! Now fenced off.

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