Near Göreme in Nevşehir (district), Nevşehir Province, Turkey
Chapel of St. Basil
Aziz Basıl Şapeli
La chapelle de Saint Basile / Die St. Basileus-Kapelle
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.
Göreme açık hava müzesinin 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.
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. Touch 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). Touch for a list and map 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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 5, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.