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A monastery and a church with over 1000 years of history, a cave with a

A monastery and a church with over 1000 years of history, a cave with a

A monastery and a church with over 1000 years of history, a cave with a

A monastery and a church with over 1000 years of history, a cave with a

A monastery and a church with over 1000 years of history, a cave with a.

A monastery and a church with over 1000 years of history, a cave with a

A monastery and a church with over 1000 years of history, a cave with a

A monastery and a church with over 1000 years of history, a cave with a

A monastery and a church with over 1000 years of history, a cave with a

A monastery and a church with over 1000 years of history, a cave with a sacred depiction of the Mother of god from year 880 housed inside…

A monastery and a church with over 1000 years of history, a cave with a

A monastery and a church with over 1000 years of history, a cave with a sacred depiction of the Mother of god from year 880 housed inside…

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Mar Lichaa Monastery

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A monastery and a church with over 1000 years of history, a cave with a sacred depiction of the Mother of god from year 880 housed inside a basilica, ...

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the Church of the Dormition of St. John of Rila

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Still more thousand-year-old frescos

is a cave monastery dug into the side of the Erusheli mountain in southern Georgia near Aspindza. It was founded by Queen Tamar in 1185.

The Far and Near caves were dripped all over by the founders of the monastery almost a thousand years ago and named after these founders, ...

Mar Lichaa Monastery inside

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... Near the village of Kalishta, there is a monastery compound with a church dedicated to the Holy Mother of God, monastery lodging houses (konaci) and one ...

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Over 1000 years of architecture in one building, medieval tombs & an interesting heritage centre

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History of the Holy Dormition Kiev-Pechersk Lavra has almost 1000 years. In the Near and Far Caves Monastery, where repose the holy relics of the ascetics ...

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A Christian Church.

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The monastery's yard

The cliff wall - The view of the whole cave monastery

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According to legends, Pechersk Lavra was founded in caves looking over the Dnipro River in 1051 by Venerable Anthony. Later, under Venerable Theodosius, ...

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Inhabited since prehistoric times, the caves of Matera, in the Basilicata region, housed mostly the very poor until recent renovations.

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Selja Monestary

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By 1974, the community of Manshiat Nasser had grown to about 14,000 Copts, living without electricity, plumbing, or church. Alcoholism was rampant.

Eyjafjörður fjord is filled with interesting places to visit - I hope you enjoy exploring the longest fjord of Iceland with me :)