Zelve Monastery

The Zelve Monastery is a Byzantine-era monastery that was carved into the rock in pre-iconoclastic times. It is part of the Zelve Open Air Museum, located between and , .

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Çavuşin is a village in the district of in in the region of . Photo: Ji-Elle, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, located among the "fairy chimney" rock formations, is a town in , a historical region of . Photo: Massimo Telò, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town and district of in the Central Anatolia region of , located 18 km north of , the capital city of the province. is situated 4½ km north of Zelve Monastery. Photo: Katpatuka, Public domain.

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