If there is only one scenic spot to visit in Cappadocia, it must be the Grameen Open-air Museum. This is Turkey's World Cultural Heritage Site. It is a complex of buildings built on the basis of natural landforms, including grotto churches, chapels and monasteries. Located in a steep valley, the Open-air Museum concentrates the nature, history and Humanities of Cappadocia, bringing together more than 30 grotto churches of different sizes and sizes. These churches were originally built by Christians who migrated to Cappadocia to avoid political persecution. To hide their eyes and ears, they hollowed out the hills and built churches. The interior was painted with colorful murals. Photographs are not allowed inside the church.
The Gramei Open-air Museum, located in the Gramei Valley, has more than 30 Rock churches. Along the low mountain road, you can visit the unique cave church, feel the Christians'persistence and pursuit of faith, appreciate the cave church murals which are still brilliant after hundreds of years, and feel the essence of human civilization. Not only do you think of the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, but also lament the great of the ancient people. Art has no borders, which is the world's cultural heritage.
The formation of Cappadocia landform originated from the eruption of Erciyes, Hasandag and Golludag volcanoes millions of years ago. A large number of magma cooling, calcification, solidification of weathered rock formation called "tuff", the formation of canyons and gullies and caves undercurrent, creating the perfect "Gramee Open-air Museum".
This is one of the world's cultural heritage sites, the earliest Byzantine monastery settlements. Since the 17th century, it has become a pilgrimage site. The open-air museum has a vast universe, and many murals are kept intact in the cave for people to see. It was Cappadocia who came out of the hot air balloon unexpectedly more than punched.
Gramee Open-air Museum, located in Cappadochia, Turkey, is a group of buildings built on the basis of the world cultural heritage and natural landforms. It takes 2-3 hours to walk down the whole way. Christians build it to hide their eyes and ears. The murals on the walls are clearly visible, as well as the tombs of the people at that time.
There are many Christian churches in the caves, which are almost the Mogao Grottoes in the West. If there is a museum card, the dark church needs another 10TL (museum card is free), but the murals are the best preserved. There is also a church opposite the open-air museum. The tickets are universal.
Gramee Open-air Museum is Turkey's world cultural heritage, located in a steep valley, which enriches the natural, historical and cultural aspects of Cappadochia. It contains more than 30 grotto churches of different sizes and sizes. The interior of the church is painted with beautiful murals.
The Gramey Open-air Museum is full of caves, churches, clergy dormitories and so on. The Apple church with the best preserved murals and the brightest colors is full of biblical characters and stories, Jesus, Mary, the Last Supper and so on. Photographs are not allowed inside. Museum church murals in the eyes have been buttoned, it is said that for a long time in history, people of different religious beliefs have been stationed, pagans on behalf of the soul of the characters eyes buttoned off, in short, is stared at by the murals, uncomfortable, buttoned off.