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Byzantine Church

Address: Hierapolis, Pamukkale, Turkey
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Ranked #10 of 12 things to do in Pamukkale
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

needs some attention. but just the ruins are awe inspiring. one wonders how it was that the ancient engineers and work men went about their business.

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Izmir Province, Turkey
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150 attraction reviews
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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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78 reviews 78 reviews
32 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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