Cappadocia has hundreds of cave churches with beautiful fresco paintings from the 9th and 10th centuries. Byzantine Christians carved these monasteries and churches as sacred spaces to worship Jesus.
"Top 10" lists for new visitors to Cappadocia’s cave churches.
Paintings & Icons
Learn the meaning and styles of the painted frescos.
Learn the meaning and forms of Cappadocia’s unique cave architecture.
Learn about the lifestyle and spirituality of ancient monks.
Göreme Open Air Museum and neighboring valleys features the best cave churches in Cappadocia.