Zelve Monastery

Zelve Monastery

Zelve Monastery is a rock-cut monastery located near the town of Avanos in Nevşehir Province, Turkey. It is dating back to the Byzantine times in the 9th century AD. The site was turned into an open-air museum (Zelve Open Air Museum).

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Nevşehir Province

Category: Churches and Monasteries

Site History: 9th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Byzantine

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Christian Monumnets

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