Wednesday, October 6, 2010

North Cyprus - Saint Barnabas

Saint Barnabas Monastery at the western edge of Salamis metropolis in North Cyprus.
The Monastery was built in 477 A.D. The building got its present structure in 1756 during the Ottoman rule. The place was preserved and protected in its original form and opened to visit. Various icons, wall paintings and other items were displayed in the Church within the Monastery precints.

One of the three postcards sent by Mehmet from North Cyprus.

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