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Places and sights from around the Earth, catalogued by location, including views and scenery natural and artificial, rural and urban, ugly and beautiful.

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  • turkey = .tr, Türkei, Turquía, Turquie, Turquia, Turchia = Adjective "Turkish".


Turkey Trabzon Aya Sofia aka Hagia Sophia exterior SEW.jpg ... Turkey Trabzon Sumela aka Miriam Anna monestry view from entrance SEW.jpg

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Thumbnail[has location information] Turkey Trabzon Aya Sofia aka Hagia Sophia exterior SEW.jpg (Earth Views)

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Aka the Church of Devine Knowledge and the Lesser Hagia Sophia (as there is a larger one in Istanbul).   This church dates from the Byzantine period.

Thumbnail[has location information] Turkey Trabzon Aya Sofia aka Hagia Sophia vaulted ceiling painted frescoe SEW.jpg (Earth Views)

  • turkey = .tr, Türkei, Turquía, Turquie, Turquia, Turchia

Thumbnail[has location information] Turkey Trabzon Sumela aka Miriam Anna monestry ancient frescoes 1 SEW.jpg (Earth Views)

  • turkey = .tr, Türkei, Turquía, Turquie, Turquia, Turchia

Sumela monestry, aka Miriam Anna and Meryem Ana, was founded in the 14th century.

Thumbnail[has location information] Turkey Trabzon Sumela aka Miriam Anna monestry ancient frescoes 2 SEW.jpg (Earth Views)

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Sumela monestry, aka Miriam Anna and Meryem Ana.
The frescoes have been damaged by the subsequent (but not recent) moslem population trying to deface the images by throwing stones and by more recent graffiti.

Thumbnail[has location information] Turkey Trabzon Sumela aka Miriam Anna monestry ancient frescoes 3 SEW.jpg (Earth Views)

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Sumela monestry, aka Miriam Anna and Meryem Ana.
Despite the damage, some of the frescoes are still quite spectacular.

Thumbnail[has location information] Turkey Trabzon Sumela aka Miriam Anna monestry clinging to the cliff SEW.jpg (Earth Views)

  • turkey = .tr, Türkei, Turquía, Turquie, Turquia, Turchia

Sumela monestry, aka Miriam Anna and Meryem Ana.
The monestry clings to the cliffs 270 meters above the ground.

Thumbnail[has location information] Turkey Trabzon Sumela aka Miriam Anna monestry view from entrance SEW.jpg (Earth Views)

  • turkey = .tr, Türkei, Turquía, Turquie, Turquia, Turchia

Sumela monestry, aka Miriam Anna and Meryem Ana.

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