Cappadocia Tours

St. Barbara church

It takes its name for a Saint from Egypt that was prisoned in order to take away from Christianity by her father. Despite all efforts to prevent, Barbara would do every necessities for Christianity and then she would be killed with torture by her father. The church which was built in 11th century was decitaded to the Christian saint as a martyr. The architecture of the church is similar to Carikli Church. Interior part is in the shape of a cross and there is a dome in the middle. Christ was painted in his throne on the dome and natural red colour was applied to the rock. On the north walls of the church, Saint George and Saint Theodore were painted by fighting on their horses against a dragon.

St. Barbara Church

St. Barbara Church

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