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Church Of St. John The Baptist (Vaftizci Yahya Kilisesi)

Cavusin Road, Cavusin, Turkey
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Apr 2, 2017
“Decaying Church perched atop hillside”
Sep 23, 2016
“TO BRİNG YOU BACK IN TİME”
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Cavusin Road, Cavusin, Turkey
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Reviewed April 2, 2017

This church (Vaftizci Yahya Kilisesi) is in the small town of Cavusin. When you are in the town look up to the East and you can easily spot this church. As you walk up the hill towards it you will be running through the gauntlet...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2016

The history of the church goes back too long ago for that resson ıt ıs soo ımportant to vısıt the sıght autentıc frecos made by men. that leaves you wıth a unıc art experıence. that not easy to fınd anymore. not easy to fınd now...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

It is the oldest church in the area. There is a climb up the stairs 60 stairs or so. Then a little walk with a gorgeous view. You should be careful though. The last few steps are on a very narrow path.

Thank Ayse B
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Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

One of the oldest Christian churches in cappadocia. It's a climb and slight tricky. But it's a true gem.

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Reviewed April 25, 2016

The church is easily accessible from the parking lot of the small village of Cavusin. If you are hiking in the rose and red valley I highly recommend you rend your hike here for a breather and walk around the village after some rest. I...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2016

Thanks hotel staff were kind to explain the history and function of the church, it was a great viewpoint for sunset also. Don't miss!

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Reviewed October 27, 2015

The church of St. John the Baptist is reached from the road with easy parking after a short climb up some stairs passing a small and interesting mosque. The hill is crumbling in places and the visit should be taken with care. There are some...More

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Reviewed September 27, 2015

Fill in your history with this attraction. So much of the start of Christianity is here. Go early or late in the day.

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Reviewed September 11, 2015

Well worth the climb up from Cavusin for the views and to visit the cave rooms and Church. Take a torch (for all the places you'll visit in Cappadocia) to better view the frescoes and for exploring tunnels and the more hidden rooms.

Thank Karemel
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Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

I loved this place. I had a great time spent exploring the abandoned village and church. Lots of great photo opportunities, and not very busy place. Nice to get away from the crowds. And it's free!

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