Chapel of St. Catherine

Chapel of St. Catherine (HM1KX1)

Location: , Nevşehir 50180 Nevşehir Merkez
Country: Turkey
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N 38° 38.357', E 34° 50.743'

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Azize Catherine Şapeli

— La Chapelle Sainte Catherine / Die St. Katharine-Kirche —

English: Situated between the Karanlık (Dark) Church and the Çarıkı Church, the Chapel of St. Catherine has a free-cross nave and narthex. The central bay is covered by a dome and the cross arms are barrel-vaulted. Its apse is closed by a templon. The narthex has nine floor graves and two arcosolia (burial niches). Only in the nave of the chapel are some decorations with figures. The pendentives are decorated with carvings. The chapel of St. Catherine, built by a donor named Anna, dates back to the 11th century.

Scenes: Deesis in the apse with the templon, below are doctors of the church (Gregory, Basil the Great and John Chrysostom), on the south wall of the northern arm is St. George, opposite St. Theodore, St. Catherine and other panel of saints.


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HM NumberHM1KX1
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Date Added Thursday, June 4th, 2015 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)25S E 339361 N 4278364
Decimal Degrees38.63928333, 34.84571667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 38.357', E 34° 50.743'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 38' 21.42" N, 34° 50' 44.58" E
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Müze Cd., Nevşehir 50180, TR
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