Category Archives: Sites from Turkey

Asklepion – Pergamon/Bergama – TURKEY

Welcome to Asklepion, possibly the earliest hospital of the ancient world. This site is close to Pergamon/Bergama. In the ancient world, the healing power of  water was well known. The hospital was made at this place, which had 3 different … Continue reading

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Chora Church – Kariye Museum

Byzantine Church with mosaics from the 13th century. Now a museum. Located in Istanbul. Links to my photo gallery is here. From wikipedia: The Church of St. Savior in Chora (Turkish Kariye Müzesi, Kariye Camii, or Kariye Kilisesi ? the … Continue reading

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