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Mort Smuni Church

While the construction date of the church is not known exactly, it’s thought to have remained from 6th century as it resembles Kırklar Church in terms of architecture. It got its name Mort Smuni, who was killed with her seven children for not giving up her belief and declared as saint. Walnut doors covered with iron pieces and large nails ... Read More »

Mor Behnam (Kırklar) Church

The church, which was built in the name of Mor Behnam and his sister Saro, and is known as Kırklar Church now, took both names from early period Christian legends and is belonged to the midst of 6th century. Ceiling part, which is sustained by arch that is placed on 12 massive columns in the east west direction, is laid ... Read More »