Eski Gumus

Six km. to the north-east of Ni?de there lies a Byzantine monastery carved into the rocks. The courtyard in front has rooms to its west and south-east, and the monastery to its north. The church dates from the X or the XI century; its dome rest on four large columns. It has three niches in its eastern part and a chapel in the part facing the north.

The niches are decorated with pictures of Christ, S. Mary and the Saints, another niche has a lifelike fresco of Virgin Mary with Christ in her arms.

In the south of the courtyard there are entrances to underground passages which are now blocked.

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