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Near Göreme in Nevşehir (district), Nevşehir Province, Turkey
 

Chapel of St. Basil

Aziz Basıl Şapeli

 

—La chapelle de Saint Basile / Die St. Basileus-Kapelle —

 
Chapel of St. Basil Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 23, 2015
1. Chapel of St. Basil Marker
Inscription. English:
This church is situated at the entrance of the Göreme Open Air Museum. Graves are to be found in the columned narthex area. The nave is transversally rectangular and barrel vaulted, and has three apses situated on the left, long side of the rectangular nave. The church dates back to the 11th century.

Scenes: on the main apse is a portrait of Jesus, and next to this is a portrait of Mary and baby Jesus. On the north wall is a picture of St. Theodore, while St. George and the dragon are featured on the south wall. The paintings of St. Demetrius and two female saints can also be seen.

Turkish:
Göreme açık hava müzesi’nin girişindedir. Sütunlarla ayrılan nartekste mezar çukurları bulunmaktadır. Nef enine besik tonozlu, dikdörtgen planı ve üç apsislidir. Dikdörtgen nefin sol uzun yüzünde biri büyük, ikisiüçük, üç apsis bulunmaktadır. Kilise 11. yüzyıla tarihlenmektedir.

Sahneleri: ana apsiste İsa portresi, ön yüzünde meryem ve çocuk İsa, kuzey duvarında at üzerinde aziz Theodora, güney duvarında ise yine at üzerinde ejderle savaşan aziz George tasviri, aziz Demetrius ve 2 azize tasviri bulunmaktadır.

French: To read the French text, click on the marker image to enlarge it.
German:
Chapel of St. Basil Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 23, 2015
2. Chapel of St. Basil Marker
The marker is to the left of the entrance.
To read the German text, click on the marker image to enlarge it.

 
Location. 38° 38.339′ N, 34° 50.71′ E. Marker is near Göreme, Nevşehir Province, in Nevşehir (district). Marker is on Müze Cadde, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Göreme, Nevşehir Province 50180, Turkey.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chapel of St. Barbara (here, next to this marker); Elmalı (Apple) Church (a few steps from this marker); Yılanlı (St. Onuphorius) Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Larder/Kitchen/Refectory (within shouting distance of this marker); Karanlık (Dark) Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Nunnery and Monastery (within shouting distance of this marker); Chapel of St. Catherine (within shouting distance of this marker); Çarıklı (Sandals) Church (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Göreme.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located at the Göreme Open Air Musem (Göreme Açik Hava Müzesi).
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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