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El Nazar Church

This church is on the left of the road from Goreme to Avcilar at a distance of 800 m towards the interior surrounded by orchards. The arms of the cross of El Nazar are barrel-vaulted. The central apse opens up on a central space at the intersection of the transepts. The lateral apses had had to be carved in the rock at a later epoch. The greater part of the ground floor and the central apse have collapsed.

The frescoes represent a series of chronological scenes from the life of Jesus Christ some of which are in a sorry plight namely: Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Adoration of the Magi, Flight to Egypt, Presentation of Jesus in the Temple, Pursuit of Elizabeth, Baptism, Raising of Lazarus, Transfiguration, Entry into Jerusalem, Jesus Christ on the Cross, Anastasis, Ascension.

 



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